Pipers’ Persuasion September 5 at 9:13 PM · Viewers of Pipers’Persuasion are advised that their viewing experience is greatly enhanced by going direct to the website Www.piperspersuasion.com Rather than trying to watch footage on YouTube. There, Chapters on an interviewee’s story are missing while others are out of sequence and mixed with other interviewee’s chapters. … Read more
We have made some changes so that Pipers’ Persuasion website now optimised for viewing on Mobiles and Tablets. The ‘look and feel’ of the website for desktop users should remain essentially the same. Feedback is welcome on how practical you find the site when viewing on a Mobile.
the Annual Veterans Competition was held at National Piping Centre, Otago Street Kelvinbridge Glasgow on Friday 6 September 2019. This is open to Members of the SPA who have attained the age of either 60 or 65 depending on who you are asking for that information. Sometimes 10 or so compete and on this occasion … Read more
Hi Allan: Was just listening to David Murray’s interview. Fantastic all of this work you’ve done! I know you had been trying to fit me in at some point and unfortunately I was seriously under the weather when Willie McCallum was over last summer. However, I’m playing with Inveraray this summer and will be over … Read more
Pipers’Persuasion wishes to thanks Donald Grant of Victoria for his assistance with our project. This is gratefully received as it allows and encourages us to continue our travels to interview the ‘greats’ in the piping world. We are actively seeking to interview another half dozen famous people in the next few months after we get … Read more
Episode 52 – Opinions on the Development of Piobaireachd – on March 22, 2014, Allan Hamilton of Pipers’Persuasion attended the Annual Conference of the Piobaireachd Society and to a large audience of members displayed a video collage of famous interviewees encapsulating some of their views on the expression of piobaireachd and its general direction. This … Read more
Episode 52 – on March 22, 2014, Allan Hamilton of Pipers’ Persuasion attended the Annual Conference of the Piobaireachd Society and to a large audience of members displayed a video collage of famous interviewees encapsulating some of their views on the expression of piobaireachd and its general direction. This is not a definitive expression of … Read more
Episode 51 – Pipers Persuasion travelled to Aboyne where Dr Jack Taylor, Norman Mathieson and Duncan Watson discussed Brown and Nicol and Piobaireachd in the North East of Scotland. These three knowledgeable men discuss the tradition and how it was passed to us today. Yet another facet in the wonderful world of piping. 1. Introduction … Read more
We have now made it easier for you to keep in touch with Pipers’ Persuasion. If you subscribe to our news feed by entering your email address into the box on the righthand side of the page, you will be automatically be sent an email when we add new items to the website. If there … Read more
In North Somerset, Pipers’ Persuasion, was hosted by David Murray who regaled us with countless dates, tune titles and opinions on how they must be played. We ranged over the WW2 battle grounds and met many characters of lore. Settle down with your favourite dram and listen to a rare authority. As we say; … Read more
Pipers’Persuasion wishes to thank, Crawford from PA, USA for his generous donation towards running costs of our web-site. This aids our commitment to get out there and do more interviews. Big hand to Crawford and all our supporters.
New Zealand has come to Pipers’ Persuasion in the form of Pipe Major Bruce Hitchings MBE BEM. Bruce became pipe major in the Queen’s Own Highlanders before promotion to WO1 Pipe Major, the Senior Pipe Major, British Army and Chief Instructor at the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming at Redford Barracks. After … Read more