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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.
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