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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 ...

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Set Tunes 2015

The set tunes for 2015 have now been announced and are as follows. Set Tunes 2015...

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Conference report 2014

Another successful conference was held March 22/23 in Birnam Hotel.  An excellent venue  - fine weather, beautiful surroundings, near to the heart of Piobaireachd history with the MacGregor's Glenlyon and John MacIntyre's Rannoch just up the road.  And local fiddler Neil Gow was being celebrated ...