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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

Professor Hugh Cheape

Interviewer

Christine Martin

Background

Professor Cheape is a leading scholar in the history and culture of the Highlands, and has a longstanding academic interest in the Highland bagpipe and its music, culture and history. He was responsible for developing the bagpipe collection of National Museums Scotland, the bulk of which is now at the Museum of Piping at the National Piping Centre. He is currently programme leader at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and is involved in the delivery of the BA Gaelic and Traditional Music and the MA in Material Culture.

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The National Piping Centre

Date

10-05-2012

Format

audio

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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