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Old 03-18-2019, 12:19 AM   #7
Mac an t-Sealgair
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Default Re: Composer of an old Piobaireachd

Originally Posted by Smjprogrammer View Post
In conclusion is it safe to say The Pipers Warning To His Master was written in the 1640’s as a commemorative tune to the event of 1615? What ever the unknown piper played could have been anything from a scale to a known tune of the time.
Rightly or wrongly, Seamus MacNeil that it was a 'mutilation' of a known tune, the original name of the tune now forgotten, but the altered version has survived. I think that it was with reference more to the tunes structure.
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