Set Tunes 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 RibbonPS 5, K
Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s FancyPS 8, K
The Old Men of the ShellsPS 7, K
Ronald MacDonald of Morar’s LamentPS 8, K
In Praise of MoragPS 1, K
The Prince’s SalutePS 1, K
Isabel MackayPS 6, K
Lady MacDonald’s LamentPS 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 BrogPS 9
Clanranald’s SalutePS 7, K
MacDonald of Kinlochmoidart’s Lament (No. 2)PS 6, K
The MacDonalds are SimplePS 9
Nameless (Hiharin odin, hiharin dro) (Angus Mackay’s MS)PS 5, K
The Rout of GlenfruinPS 8, K
The VauntingPS 7, K
The Young Laird of Dungallon’s SalutePS 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 SalutePS 14
Lord MacDonald’s Lament (*)PS 13
All the Old Men paid rent but RoryPS 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.