Wilson’s 6-parted “Loch Carron” an authentic throwback

Published: November 30, 2012
Wilson’s 6-parted “Loch Carron” an authentic throwback Published: November 30, 2012

pipetunes.ca presents . . . Tune of the Month: "Loch Carron" - Master piper Jim McGillivray considers D.C, Mather's famous competition reel and makes a fascinating discovery in this subscribers-only feature, which includes a sound files of Jim playing various versions of the tune and published scores of the composition ¨C one a discovery from the 1800s that would have better informed the late Seumas MacNeill.

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