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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

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Interviewee

Graham Richardson

Interviewer

Billy Hutchison

Background

A native Gaelic speaker from the Isle of Skye, Graham was initially taught locally by the late Kenny Stoddart (whose son Norman is also the subject of an interview) and by the late Pipe Major Donald MacLean. After National Service with the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, he joined the City of Glasgow Police (subsequently Strathclyde Police) and was a member of the successful Strathclyde Police Pipe Band of the 1980s.

Coverage

1950-2012

Publisher

The National Piping Centre

Date

08-03-2012

Format

audio

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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