common factor. The grading and organization of these events is generally consistent with the World Championships and the events are typically administered by the governing Pipe Band Association. On occasion, no waistcoat is worn, in which case the shirt sleeve must be character Foils in Great Expectations of long length. The pitches help provide melodic or harmonic accompaniment to the bagpipes; creating a more dynamic flow between the drum corps and the pipe corps. While events of this type are usually held at Highland Games, band competitions in Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland are often large enough to be held as events unto themselves. Unlike civilian pipers, however, pipers in British military bands have additional military responsibilities. Noncompetitive piping edit The future for pipe bands is unclear. This increases the formality of the outfit, but decreases the comfort. Each band also has its own tie, which can match the kilt tartan, or is sometimes merely a block colour. Then in 1915, my country said son, It's time you stopped rambling, there's work to be done. Competition and the world championships edit Main article: World Pipe Band Championships Competition is a primary focus for many pipe bands throughout the world.
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