The World Pipe Band Championships 2007 - Qualifying Heats CD

The World Pipe Band Championships 2007 - Qualifying Heats CD

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(Autumn 2007) 13 tracks (59 mins): Alberta Caledonia - The Highland Wedding / Maggie Cameron / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran * Los Angeles Scots - Royal Scottish Pipers Society / Susan MacLeod / John Morrison of Assynt House * Ballinderry Bridge - Hugh Kennedy / Maggie Cameron / John Morrison of Assynt House * Tayside Police - Lord Alexander Kennedy / Struan Robertson / The Smith of Chilliechassie * Dysart & Dundonald - The Balmoral Highlanders / Caber Feidh / Ca' the Ewes * Lothian & Borders Police - The Highland Wedding / Maggie Cameron / The Brown Haired Maid * Ballycoan - The Argyllshire Gathering / Susan MacLeod / John McKechnie * Windsor Police - Jimmy Young / Atholl Cummers / John Morrison of Assynt House * Clan Gregor Society - Donald Cameron / Susan MacLeod / MacAllister's Dirk * Manawatu Scottish Society - John MacDonald of Glencoe / Atholl Cummers / MacAllister's Dirk * 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) - The Links of Forth / Maggie Cameron / Ca' the Ewes * Bleary & District - Hugh Kennedy / The Shepherd's Crook / John Morrison of Assynt House * Australia Highlanders - Clan McRae Society / Blair Drummond / John Morrison of Assynt House.

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.

Saturday 11th August 2007 saw 286 bands descending upon Glasgow Green to decide who would be the next World Champions over 8 Grades. The rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the bands or the fantastic Glasgow crowd in what was yet another exciting competition.

The six winning bands from the previous year's championships get an automatic entry into the final, so on the morning of the big event the other entrants play off for the final six places.


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