Over the past few years, Gordon has been working on several drumming book projects. One of these being “The Recordings Series”. This is a series of books that will accompany CD / DVD Recordings from Gordon and the Boghall band.
As 2019 is his 40th season playing in Grade 1 with the Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band. What better way to celebrate this with the first book in the series to to be released being “FORTE – 2012 The Snare Drumming Settings”
This publication accompanies the Band’s 2012 40th Anniversary Pre-Worlds Live CD recording at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (Forte) and includes all the Snare Drum Compositions from the evening.
All the drum scores in the book are set in the same running order as the CD recording. The recording itself, on the KRL – Monarch Label (CDMON 889), is available from various outlets and via Apple I-tunes.
Scores include; The Mason’s Apron, Cunningham’s Fancy, The Bride’s Jig, Abercairney Highlanders, Susan MacLeod, John Morrison of Assynt House, The Gold Rings, Campbell’s Tartan Army, Seonaid’s Tune, Glasgow City Police Pipers, Urlar, Dr. McInnes’s Fancy, Tatumtitabra and more.
Also included are The Drum Fanfares; Salute to DM Tom Brown & The Famed 1983 Trio Fanfare.