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Piobaireachd Society books

Digital book 1

The Piobaireachd Society book 1 is now available, price £9.99, for  i.Devices and android tablets to add to book 9.  Books 2-8 will follow soon.  Tunes in book 1 are Finger Lock, Big Spree *, Groat*, Pass of Crieff*, Bridge of Perth, Castle of Dunyveg*, Viscount Dundee*, Lament for Finlay, MacSw...

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Set Tune Notes 2014

Here are the set tune notes from the judges' seminar where the 2nd half of each set tune list was discussed.   Notes on 2014 Senior Tunes  Notes on 2014 Gold Medal Tunes Notes on 2014 Silver Medal Tunes   ...

Piobaireachd Society books

Digital Book 9 with links to tunes and sources

A digital version of book 9, for iPhone/iPad and android devices, with links to available recordings of tunes and to the Piobaireachd Society tune page is now available on the CoP bookstore app, price £9.99  Books 1-8 will follow.  The app can be found from your iPad/iPhone or android phone or ta...

John MacDonald

John MacDonald’s Prelude

Thanks to Paula Glendinning for the recording and score of this, one of the few compositions of John MacDonald of Inverness. He is understood to have used this as a tuning prelude before performing one of the bigger pieces that had predominance of the high G. Nothing is known of the source from ...