October 31, 2006

All Mod cons for McCallum in Dunoon

Dunoon, Scotland – Oct. 14, 2006 – The annual piping competitions of the Royal National Mod were held in Dunoon as part of An Comunn Gaidhealach, and Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, won two of the events and was second in the other to take the overall prize.

1st Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “The Battle of the Pass of Crieff”
2nd Willie McCallum, “The Earl of Ross’s March”
3rd Simon McKerrell, Glasgow, “Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar”
4th Gordon McCready, Renfrew, Scotland, “Lament for Captain McDougall”
Judges: John Wilson, Gavin Stoddart

1st Willie McCallum, “Capt. Campbell of Drum A Voisk,” “Dora MacLeod,” “The Man from Glengarry”
2nd Simon McKerrell
3rd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland
4th Gordon Walker, Moscow, Scotland
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Jimmy Banks

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Willie McCallum, “Ina McKenzie,” “John Patterson’s Mare”
2nd Angus MacColl
3rd Gordon Walker
Judges” Iain MacFadyen, Jimmy Banks, John Wilson, Gavin Stoddart


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