The Piobaireachd Society
Patron HM The Queen

THE PIOBAIREACHD SOCIETY SET TUNES FOR 2015

The Piobaireachd Society recommends the following for competitions in 2015:

A. SENIOR COMPETITIONS

 

Lament for Donald Ban MacCrimmon PS 2 , K
Lament for the Duke of Hamilton PS 3 , K
Lament for the Children PS 3 , K
John Garve MacLeod of Raasay’s Lament PS 5 , K
Lament for the Earl of Antrim PS 3, K
Mrs MacLeod of Talisker’s Salute PS 11
MacLeod of Colbeck’s Lament PS 10
Patrick Og MacCrimmon’s Lament PS 3, K

Competitors will submit four of the above tunes, one of which they will be required to play.

PS = Piobaireachd Society Collection    K = Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor

Altogether different tunes known by the same or similar names will not be accepted as alternatives.

B. GOLD MEDAL COMPETITIONS

Competitors will submit eight tunes of their own choice, one of which they will be required to play.

 C. SILVER MEDAL COMPETITIONS

 Competitors will submit six tunes of their own choice, one of which they will be required to play.

Settings

Competitors are not restricted to settings in the Piobaireachd Society Collection and Kilberry Book.   Those who wish to play alternative settings should submit legible scores, indicating the origins of the settings, to competition organisers along with their tune selections.   

This announcement is made by the Piobaireachd Society to ensure earliest publication.  It is without prejudice to any arrangements made by either the Argyllshire Gathering or the Northern Meeting.

For the Music Committee

Alan Forbes, Honorary Secretary

24 Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BN