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Donald MacLeod’s Silver Medal Tunes

Recordings of the tunes composed by Donald MacLeod set for this year's Silver Medal are now available.  Thank you to Finlay Johnstone (Cronin Padruig Seamus), Willie McCallum (Roderick MacDonald's Salute), Angus McColl (Lament for John Morrison of Assynt House) and Iain Speirs (Lament for the Iolai...

What tune is this?

Can anyone identify this tune? The player is Iain Macfadyen.  Answers here please.  Tune name will be announced.  No prizes except the warm glow. [audio mp3="http://www.piobaireachd.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Iain-MacFadyen-tune-unknown.mp3"][/audio]...

“New” Tunes from the Campbell Canntaireachd

Recordings of 2 "new" tunes from the Campbell Canntaireachd have been added. One of the Dead's Lament (Patrick Molard). Hirododo hiharara cherede cherede (Jack Taylor). These tunes had not previously been available in staff notation.  Scores are now published in "Pipers Meeting, New Tunes...

The Kings Taxes – in all its moods.

The Kings Taxes is set for the Gold Medal this year.  Have a listen to these newly posted recordings of William MacLean, Andrew Pitkeathly and Murray Henderson, all with their individual stamp and showing different interepretations and moods of this favourite masterpiece. Contrast these with those ...