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Silver Medal Tunes 2017 – additional notes

Thanks to Alan Forbes for preparing this list of additional notes about the tunes set for the Silver Medal 2017.  Please contact us with any queries. Notes on 2017 Silver Medal Tunes  ...

20th Century Collection Errata

Here is an updated errata for the Piobaireachd Society 20th Century Collection. The Piobaireachd Society 20th C corrections 17.5.17...

Piobaireachd Society Bursary 2017 – closing date extended to 31st May

The closing date for this week of tuition at the College of Piping has now been extended to 31st May. The bursary aims to encourage young pipers who do not have easy access to a piobaireachd teacher to learn piobaireachd. Previous successful candidates were very positive about their experience o...

More newly published Campbell Canntaireachd tunes

Here, played by Patrick Molard is the strangely named "Comely Tune" as it appears in the Campbell Canntaireachd, where it has no name. The opening vocables are Hindo rodin, repeated 3 times, and it is tune 53 in the first volume of  the Campbell MS. And here is "One of the Cragich", one of the f...

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...