Today we continue with another of Bruce's compositions, a slow strathspey: The Waters of Portage Inlet. It's written about inlet not from from where Bruce grew up in the City of Victoria BC. Parts 3 & 4.
The role of bagpipes on the front lines of war came to an end after the First World War. The high death toll inflicted on pipers relegated them to duty behind the front line in the camps. However there are always people who defy the rules. Part 1 of this article talked about Bill Millin, the famous piper of D-Day. In Part 2, we'll talk about "Mad Jack" Churchill.