“Lament for the Departure of King James” – latest in the 2014 Set Tunes Series

Published: August 19, 2014
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Exclusive to readers of pipes|drums Magazine, we bring you the latest installment in Dr. William Donaldson’s 2014 Set Tunes Series, an analysis of the piobaireachds set for this year’s major solo piing competitions.

Simply click on the first page below to go to the full tune and MP3 audio file, and the complete archive of the more than 140 piobaireachds in the series.

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