Complete 2009 Set Tunes Issued

SET TUNES FOR 2009

Clasp Competition

  1. The Sisters Lament – PS Bk 4
  2. The Big Spree – PS Bk 1
  3. Lament for Captain Donald MacKenzie – PS Bk 15
  4. *The Unjust Incarceration – PS Bk 2
  5. Lament for MacDonald’s Tutor – PS Bk 3
  6. The MacRae’s March – PS Bk 10
  7. The Earl of Seaforth’s Salute – PS Bk 5
  8. Lament for the Viscount of Dundee – PS Bk 1

* 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. *The MacKay’s Banner – PS Bk 7
  2. Nameless (Hiharin dro o dro) – PS Bk 4
  3. Glengarry’s March – PS Bk 2
  4. The Kings Taxes – PS Bk 5
  5. *The Pipers Warning to His Master – PS Bk 12
  6. Tulloch Ard – PS Bk 6
  7. *The Gathering of Clan Chattan – PS Bk 2
  8. Lament for Captain MacDougall – PS Bk 6

* 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:

  • Pipers with a P&D Assn ‘A’ Grade, or
  • Pipers with a CPA(NZ) ‘A’ Grade for Piobaireachd, or
  • Pipers who have been awarded a prize (other than first prize) in a previous Comunn na Piobaireachd Gold Medal competition since 1990, or
  • 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. Lament for Alasdair Dearg Macdonell of Glengarry – PS Bk 14
  2. The Little Spree – PS Bk 7
  3. Cabar Feidh Gu Brath – MC
  4. The Massacre of Glencoe – PS Bk 6
  5. A Flame of Wrath for Patrick Coagach – PS Bk 5
  6. The Munro’s Salute – PS Bk 11

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 P&D Assn ‘B’ Grade or lower, or
  • Pipers with a CPA(NZ) ‘B’ Grade for Piobaireachd or lower.

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

PS = Piobaireachd Society Collection
MC = Music will be available online or from Secretary of the Music Committee

For the Music Committee

Greg Wilson
Secretary

10 April 2008

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