Pipe Major Roddy MacDonald

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  • Tune Database entry
  • Tune Name: Pipe Major Roddy MacDonald

  • Tune Type: 6/8 JIG

  • Composed By: Bill Arnold

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  • Year Composed: 2007


Bill Arnold
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Location: Indianapolis, Indiana USA

Pipe Major Roddy MacDonald

Post by Bill Arnold » Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:07 pm

The family and friends of Roderick D. MacDonald of Carmel, Indiana USA were deeply saddened when he passed away in March of this year at age 38.
Roddy was a gifted piper whose instructors included [but weren't limited to] his father, Roderick A. MacDonald, Neil Angus MacDonald, and Duncan Johnstone.
He competed successfully from 1984 to 1987 and in 1987 became P/M of the Celtic Cross Pipe Band of Indiana. Under his leadership the band enjoyed much success in competitions around the midwestern U.S.
If this jig projects a high-spirited, uplifting feeling to the listener I will have succeeded in memorializing my friend in the manner which I intended.
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