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Compositions by Matt Turnbull

Thanks to Matt Turnbull for sending these compositions, one of which is an arrangement of that great Piobaireachd Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar. The Widower's Sorrow For my teacher Willie Connell on the passing of his wife Betty [audio mp3="https://www.piobaireachd.co.uk/wp-content/u...

Archie Kenneth Quiach 2015

THE ARCHIE KENNETH QUAICH COMPETITION The twenty-third annual amateur Piobaireachd competition for the Archie Kenneth Quaich will take place on Saturday, 7th March 2015, in the rooms of The Royal Scottish Pipers' Society, 127 Rose Street Lane South, Edinburgh, starting at 10am. Entries and enqui...

Set Tune Notes 2014

Here are the set tune notes from the judges' seminar where the 2nd half of each set tune list was discussed.   Notes on 2014 Senior Tunes  Notes on 2014 Gold Medal Tunes Notes on 2014 Silver Medal Tunes   ...

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 wh...