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Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor: Full Price, Members’ Price, Digital

£15.00£25.00

The best selling book of piobaireachd of all time. It is avaialable for £25, or £22.50 for members, or £15 as a digital download. First published in 1948, this book by Archibald Campbell, Kilberry, contains 118 tunes and a seminal Foreword written by the author.

The best selling book of piobaireachd of all time. It is avaialable for £25, or £22.50 for members, or £15 as a digital download. First published in 1948, this book by Archibald Campbell, Kilberry, contains 118 tunes and a seminal Foreword written by the author.

This extensive introduction covers the nature of piobaireachd, the Highland Society competitions and their influence, the MacCrimmons, the Raasay MacKays, the Camerons, the connection to the modern tradition through John MacKay and Donald MacDonald and the literature of piobaireachd by Colin Campbell, Angus MacArthur, Donald MacDonald, Angus MacKay and General Charles Thomason.

There is also a detailed section on construction and classification of the music and its composition.

NB: The digital version of this book is, of necessity, a lower resolution PDF document and, whilst it can be downloaded and printed out, the resultant printed document will not be of the highest quality. Digital versions are intended for use on iPads and other electronic devices. Download attempts are limited to three and expire after 30 days. Purchasers receive a link on completion of sale. Please email the Society if there are any problems and these will be swiftly resolved.

  • As this is a weighty book, orders of multiple hard copies will incur additional postage.
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