Set Tunes 2018 Announced by CNP Music Committee

Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc.

The Piobaireachd Society of New Zealand

 AFFILIATED WITH THE PIOBAIREACHD SOCIETY, SCOTLAND

SET TUNES FOR 2018

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

Clasp Competition

 

  1. The Earl of Ross’s March
  2. MacLeod of MacLeod’s Lament
  3. Lament for Donald Bàn MacCrimmon
  4. John Garve MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute
  5. The MacDonald’s Salute
  6. Lament for the Duke of Hamilton
  7. Lament for MacSwan of Roag
  8. Rory MacLoude’s Lament
  9. I Got a Kiss of the King’s hand
  10. Lament for Donald Doughal MacKay
  11. Lament for the Children
  12. Lament for the Earl of Antrim
  13. Mrs MacLeod of Talisker’s Salute
  14. The Battle of Waternish
  15. The King’s Taxes
  16. Lament for the Harp Tree
  17. Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck
  18. Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon

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 18 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 Earl of Ross’s March
  2. A Flame of Wrath for Patrick Caogach
  3. The Groat
  4. Lament for the Only son
  5. Too Long in this Condition
  6. MacLeod of MacLeod’s Lament
  7. MacLeod’s Salute
  8. Lament for Donald of Laggan
  9. Lament for Donald Bàn MacCrimmon
  10. John Garve MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute
  11. The MacDonald’s Salute
  12. MacCrimmon will Never Return
  13. Lament for the Duke of Hamilton
  14. Lament for MacSwan of Roag
  15. Rory MacLoude’s Lament
  16. I got a Kiss of the King’s Hand
  17. Lament for Mary MacLeod
  18. Lament for Donald Doughal MacKay
  19. Lament for the Children
  20. Lament for the Earl of Antrim
  21. The Glen is Mine
  22. Mrs MacLeod of Talisker’s Salute
  23. The Battle of Waternish
  24. The King’s Taxes
  25. MacLeod’s Controversy
  26. The Salute on the Birth of Rory Mòr MacLeod
  27. Lament for the Harp Tree
  28. Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck
  29. The Pretty Dirk
  30. MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart
  31. MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute
  32. Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon

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 32 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 P&D Assn ‘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 7 , K 2.
  2. Grain in Hides and Corn in Sacks (#)                PS 5, K 3.
  3. The King’s Taxes                                             PS 5, K 4.
  4. The Desperate Battle (#)                                 PS 7 , K 5.
  5. MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart                              PS 7, K 6.
  6. Lament for the Little Supper                             PS 8, K 7.
  7. The MacLeods’ Salute (#)                                PS 12, K 8.
  8. Chisholm’s Salute                                            PS 14, K

 

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

29 May 2017

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