2019 Set Tunes

Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc.

The Piobaireachd Society of New Zealand

AFFILIATED WITH THE PIOBAIREACHD SOCIETY, SCOTLAND

SET TUNES FOR 2019

Important Note: Entry to any of these competitions is restricted to current members of CNP

Clasp Competition

1. The Finger Lock PS 1, K
2. The Bells of Perth PS 2, K
3. Donald Gruamach’s March PS 2, K
4. Scarce of Fishing PS 3, K
5. The Daughter’s Lament PS 6, K
6. Lament for the Union PS 6, K
7. Lament for John MacDonald, Inverness PS 20th Century Ceol Mor
8. The Edinburgh Piobaireachd, Complete Compositions of Ceol Mor

The winner receives the First Prize, the Louis MacKinnon Challenge Cup and a Clasp to 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 End of the Great Bridge PS 2, K
2. The Blind Piper’s Obstinacy PS 3, K
3. The Earl of Seaforth’s Salute PS 5, K
4. The Old Men of the Shells * PS 7, K
5. The Rout of Glenfruin PS 8, K
6. Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s Fancy PS 8, K
7. The Battle of Bealach nam Brog PS 9
8. MacLeod of MacLeod’s Lament PS 15, K

*There are two settings of this tune in PS Book 7 and a third in Kilberry. Competitors should make it clear to judges which setting they are playing.

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 4 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:

a. Pipers with a P&D Assn ‘A’ Grade, or
b. Pipers who have been awarded a prize (other than first prize) in a previous Comunn na Piobaireachd Gold Medal competition since 1990, or
c. 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. The Bicker PS 4, K
2. The Battle of Strome PS 5
3. The Massacre of Glencoe (#) PS 6, K
4. Tulloch Ard PS 6, K
5. The MacKays’ Banner (#) PS 7, K
6. Salute to Donald PS 8, K
7. Marquis of Argyll’s Salute PS 10
8. The MacGregor’s Salute (#) PS 10

PS = Piobaireachd Society Collection
K = Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor
(#) = indicates a crunluath a mach movement is required

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 8 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. Previous winners of the Comunn na Piobaireachd Bronze Medal are eligible for entry to the Silver 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.

Former winners are not eligible to compete.

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.

Competitors are not restricted to settings in the Piobaireachd Society Collection and Kilberry Book. Those who wish to play alternative settings should submit legible scores, indicating the origins of the settings, to competition organisers along with their tune selections.

Altogether different tunes known by the same or similar names will not be accepted as alternatives.

For the Music Committee,

Greg Wilson
Secretary

11 April 2018