Composed by Captain John A. MacLellan. Music Sales America. Instruction. Book [Softcover]. Composed 2002. 39 pages. Paterson Ltd. #PAT30016. Published by Paterson Ltd. (HL.14020251).
ISBN 9780853604570. UPC: 884088422943. 5.5x8.5 inches. English.
John MacLellan (1921-1991) was a British Army Piper whose playing, teaching, and leadership were revered by those who knew him. He was the youngest ever Pipe Major in the British Army, the first Director of Army Bagpipe Music, and won countless piping competitions. In The Piper's Handbook, he provides a complete guide to all non-musical aspects of the Highland Bagpipes, including its components, maintenance, reeds, set-up, competitions, and much, much more. An essential resource for any Bagpipe player, this book contains rare advice that will be treasured by all who receive it.