2008 Set Tunes

Clasp Competition

1. *In Praise of Morag (PS Bk 1)
2. *Scarce of Fishing (PS Bk3)
3. The Stewart’s White Banner (PS Bk 7)
4. *My King has Landed in Moidart (PS Bk 7)
5. *The Battle of the Pass of Creiff (PS Bk 1)
6. The End of the Great Bridge (PS Bk 7)
7. The Park Piobaireachd No.2 (PS Bk 4)
8. The Phantom Piper of Corrieyairack (PS 20 Century Collection)

*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. *Hector MacLean’s Warning (PS Bk 2)
2. A Flame of Wrath for Patrick Caogach (PS Bk 5)
3. Lament for the Castle of Dunyveg (PS Bk 1)
4. Beloved Scotland (PS Bk 6)
5. *The Battle of Auldearn No 2 (PS Bk 2)
6. I am Proud to Play a Pipe (PS Bk 6)
7. The Little Spree (PS Bk 7)
8. *The Blue Ribbon (PS Bk 5)

*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:

a. Pipers with a P&D Assn ‘A’ Grade, or
b. Pipers with a CPA(NZ) ‘A’ Grade for Piobaireachd, or
c. Pipers who have been awarded a prize (other than first prize) in a previous Comunn na Piobaireachd Gold Medal competition since 1990, or
d. 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 Macdonnell of Glengarry (PS Bk 14)
2. The Field of Gold (DM Bk 1)
3. The Glen is Mine (PS Bk 6)
4. Catherine’s Lament (PS Bk 5)
5. Lament for the Little Supper (PS Bk 8)
6. Lament for Sir James MacDonald of the Isles (PS Bk 7)

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:

a. Pipers with a P&D Assn ‘B’ Grade or lower, or
b. 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.

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