2013 Tunes

SET TUNES FOR 2013

Clasp Competition

  1. *The Bells of Perth PS Bk 2
  2. The Big Spree PS Bk 1
  3. Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar PS Bk 8
  4. Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay PS Bk 13
  5. *The Vaunting PS Bk 7
  6. The Old Men of the Shells No 1 PS Bk 7
  7. The Battle of Bealach nam Brog PS Bk 9
  8. Clanranald’s Salute PS Bk 7

* beside a tune indicates a crunluath a mach variation is compulsory.  The winner receives the First Prize, the Louis MacKinnon Challenge Cup and a Clasp for the Gold Medal. The competition is confined to winners of the Society’s Gold Medal. Competitors are to submit 4 tunes chosen from the list of 8 Clasp tunes above, one of which they will be required to play. There must be a minimum of 3 competitors or the event will not be held.

Gold Medal Competition

  1. Beloved Scotland PS Bk 6
  2. *I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand PS Bk 7
  3. The Young Laird of Dungallon’s Salute PS Bk 10
  4. Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbet’s Fancy PS Bk 8
  5. Duntroon’s March PS Bk 14
  6. *The Battle of Waternish PS Bk 2
  7. The Groat PS Bk 1
  8. The Lament for the Departure of King James PS Bk 3

* beside a tune indicates a crunluath a mach variation is compulsory. The winner receives the First Prize, The Highland Society of London Trophy for one year, and the Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc Gold Medal. Former winners are not eligible to compete. Competitors are to submit 3 tunes chosen from the list of 8 Gold Medal tunes above, one of which they will be required to play.
Entry to the Gold Medal competition is restricted to pipers who have not previously won the Gold Medal event and who are:

 

  1. Pipers with a Piping and Dancing Association ‘A’ Grade, or
  2. Pipers who have been awarded a prize (other than first prize) in a previous Comunn na Piobaireachd Gold Medal competition since 1990, or
  3. Pipers who have previously won the Comunn na Piobaireachd Silver Medal competition.

No medal will be awarded if the judges are of the opinion that the standard does not warrant the award.

Silver Medal Competition

  1. Too Long in this Condition PS Bk 7
  2. The Little Spree PS Bk 7
  3. Struan Robertson’s Salute PS Bk 8
  4. Grain in Hides and Corn in Sacks PS Bk 5
  5. Lament for Mary MacLeod PS Bk 5
  6. The Old Woman’s Lullaby PS Bk 4

The winner receives the First Prize and the Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc Silver Medal. Former winners are not eligible to compete. Competitors are to submit 3 tunes chosen from the list of 6 Silver Medal tunes above, one of which they will be required to play. Entry to the Silver Medal competition is restricted to pipers who have not previously won the Silver Medal event and who are Pipers with a Piping and Dancing Association ‘B’ Grade, or a lower Grade and who have successfully applied to Comunn na Piobaireachd for entry. Note that a competitor can only play in either the Silver or Bronze Medal. No medal will be awarded if the judges are of the opinion that the standard does not warrant the award.

Bronze Medal Competition

The winner receives the First Prize and the Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc Bronze Medal. Competitors are to submit 2 tunes of their own choice, one of which they will be required to play.
Entry to the Bronze Medal competition is restricted to pipers with a Piping and Dancing Association ‘C’ Grade or lower. Note that a competitor entered for the Bronze Medal cannot play up in the Silver Medal. No medal will be awarded if the judges are of the opinion that the standard does not warrant the award.

PS = Piobaireachd Society Collection

For the Music Committee,
Greg Wilson
Secretary
10 June 2012

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