004: William Morrison

William Morrison Interview

Episode 4 – We meet the renowned piper and solo piping adjudicator William Morrison. Willie is from the Uists and speaks about his early tuition and influences and then goes on to discuss his competition days and prizes. From that point we discuss judging. There are interesting passages on playing of MSRs and reed making. An engaging conversation with Willie.



Tags: Willie Lawrie, DR McLennan, Willie MacLean, Glasgow Skye Pipe Band, MacLeod,College of Piping

Willie Lawrie
south uist
Willie McLean
island life
memorising WM6mins
abercairny highlanders WM 15
MSRs tempos WM16mins
pratising in cold WM20mins
DR McLennan reeds
playing left and right shoulders
leather valves WM 25mins
reeds and bags 25 mins WM
corn reeds WM33
Pipe bands and fingering

Here is a video of Willie Morrison playing on the Beach with some favourite tunes