The book explores the music and military folklore of the Scottish regiments, Highland and Lowland, including marching music, reveille, retreat and tattoo, military funerals, marching bands and more.
The author, an authority on all aspects of pipe music, deals with every aspect of Scottish regimental music, the fife, the drum and the bugle.
There are detailed accounts of how music regulated the soldier’s day in camp and garrison over three centuries, descriptions of the days of the marching bands, and the music of ceremonies and rituals.
The book is profusely illustrated in both black and white and colour with photographs and drawings.
The dust wrapper is in vg+ condition, clean and bright, with slight bumping to the head of the spine and minor handling marks.
The binding is square and very tight.
Internally, the content is clean and fresh and in fine condition.
Music of the Scottish Regiments
Cogadh no Sith (War or Peace)
- Published by the Pentland Press, 1994
- ISBN 1858211603
- First edition
- 342 pages