:: Title :: Interview with Pipe Major William Ross about his piping, joining the army, and the MacCrimmons
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Ross, Pipe Major William [vocal]
:: Setting :: BBC Studios
:: Location :: Edinburgh (Midlothian), South-east (Scotland)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Scottish, Highland Scots
:: Session :: Edinburgh IV 7/51
:: Date :: 7/13/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3401.0, Track 5 (00:02:30)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Piping by Pipe Major William Ross and John Burgess, recorded at the BBC in Edinburgh. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Discussion of Ross' learning to pipe, being taught by his father through mouth music, winning piping competitions, and joining the Scots Guards. His songs can be traced back to the MacCrimmons. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Scotland 1951, 1953, and 1958

 

 

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