The Piobaireachd Society
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The Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor


The Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor was compiled by Archibald Campbell of Kilberry and first published in 1948.  It contains 118 of the best-known Piobaireachd tunes.

An extensive introduction includes the nature of Piobaireachd, the Highland Society Competitions and their influence, the MacCrimmons, the Raasay MacKays, the Camerons, the connection 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 the constuction and classification of Piobaireachd music, Piobaireachd composition, the Piobaireachd era, names and composers and the scope of the present work.


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