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VE Day 75th Anniversary

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day a three-day international celebration will take place from 8th May to 10th May 2020.
At 3pm on Friday May 8th thousands of pipers around the world will play Battle’s O’er, a traditional air performed on the bagpipes at the end of a battle, and VE Day 75, a tune specially composed for this event. The score for this tune can be found here:

VE Day 75th March

Here is a sound clip of the tune “VE 75 Years”

More information can be found at:

VE Day Celebrations

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Nov 11 special tribute

Hundreds of pipers around the world have registered for a once-in-a-lifetime tribute to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War.  This tribute kicks off at 06:00 (local time), Nov 11, with pipers around the world playing of the well known retreat march, ‘When the Battle’s O’er’.

http://www.collegeofpiping.org/register-battles-nations-tribute/

 

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