The Piobaireachd Society
Patron HM The Queen

Set tunes for 2013

THE PIOBAIREACHD SOCIETY SET TUNES FOR 2013

The Piobaireachd Society recommends the following lists of tunes for competitions in 2013:

SENIOR COMPETITIONS

The Blue Ribbon PS 5, K
Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s Fancy PS 8, K
The Old Men of the Shells PS 7, K
Ronald MacDonald of Morar’s Lament PS 8, K
In Praise of Morag PS 1, K
The Prince’s Salute PS 1, K
Isabel Mackay PS 6, K
Lady MacDonald’s Lament PS 8, K

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

 GOLD MEDAL COMPETITIONS

The Battle of Bealach nam Brog PS 9
Clanranald’s Salute PS 7, K
MacDonald of Kinlochmoidart’s Lament (No. 2) PS 6, K
The MacDonalds are Simple PS 9
Nameless (Hiharin odin, hiharin dro) (Angus Mackay’s MS) PS 5, K
The Rout of Glenfruin PS 8, K
The Vaunting PS 7, K
The Young Laird of Dungallon’s Salute PS 10

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

 SILVER MEDAL COMPETITIONS

Duntroon’s March (*) PS 14
Fair Honey (*) PS 9
Grain in Hides and Corn in Sacks (*) PS 5, K
Lady Anapool’s Lament (*) PS 9
Melbank’s Salute PS 14
Lord MacDonald’s Lament (*) PS 13
All the Old Men paid rent but Rory PS 11
The Parading of the MacDonalds (*) PS 7, 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

For the purposes of these competitions, tunes marked with an asterisk (*) require crunluaths a mach.

Competitors are not restricted to the settings or styles in the books mentioned above, and may play any other setting or style, provided that the judges may take into consideration the authenticity and merits of the setting or style submitted.

Competitors are advised to give advance notice to the judges should they intend to play settings or styles different from sources stated above.

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

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