The World Pipe Band Championships 2008 vol 1 CD

The World Pipe Band Championships 2008 vol 1 CD

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(September 2008) 13 tracks: Simon Fraser University Pipe Band * Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band * House of Edgar Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band * Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band * St Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band * Strathclyde Police Pipe Band * Scottish Lion 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band.

Tunes include: Cosmos Cascade * Pipe Major Thomas MacAllister * Arsene's Revolution * Highland Wedding * Tommy MacDonald Of Barguillian * Donald Cameron * The Dechmont Flyer * The Balmoral Highlanders * The Beaker * Highland Wedding * Russell Weir Of Howwood * Donald Cameron * Dizzle.

Grade 1 results:
1st - Simon Fraser University Pipe Band (Canada)
2nd - Field Marshal Montgomery (Northern Ireland)
3rd - Shotts and Dykehead (Scotland)
4th - Boghall and Bathgate (Scotland)
5th - St Laurence O'Toole (Ireland)
6th - Strathclyde Police (Scotland)
7th - Scottish Lion 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band (Canada)

Vol 1 - featuring both March, Strathspey & Reel and Medley performances from the top-placed seven bands in the final of the Grade 1 event at the World Pipe Band Championships 2008 (St Laurence O'Toole - Medley only).

Pipers and drummers from sixteen nations converged on Glasgow for the 2008 World Pipe Band Championships. More than 40,000 spectators filled Glasgow Green to see the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band from Vancouver, Canada, take the top spot.

The World Pipe Band Championships have been operating regularly since 1930, when the Scottish Pipe Band Association (today known as the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association) was formed.

For competitive bands, the title of World Champion is highly coveted, and this event is seen as the culmination of a year's worth of preparation, rehearsal and practice.


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