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Vol.64 No.8 ISSN 1468-9634


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Commended 2005


May 2012 VAT Reg.No.316 2007 06


Donald MacPherson 1922-2012


Vol. 64 No. 8


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Editorial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 News. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 PT Interview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 College Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 College Lecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Noticeboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Miscellany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Reviews. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Diary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Crossword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60


Front Cover: Donald MacPherson’s death last month brought sadness to the piping world. The contribution this master player made to our music is acknowledged in an appreciation in this month’s editorial.


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