Cupar Games reels them in

Published: July 31, 2012
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Cupar, Scotland – July 1, 2012 – Weather was sunny at times, with heavy rainstorms at others, while solo pipers battled it out for placings. Craig Sutherland, Robert Gibbs and Alan Russell took home the firsts. The prize money for a sixth was £5, or £7 less than the fee to participate.

Piobaireachd
1st Robert Gibbs, Dumfries, Scotland, “Black Donald’s March”
2nd John Mulhearn Glasgow, “The Earl of Ross’s March”
3rd Craig Sutherland, Crieff, Scotland, “The Lament for Donald of Laggan”
4th Michael Elder “Too Long in this Condition”
5th Greig Wilson, Fife, Scotland, “The Salute to Donald”
6th Craig Martin, Glasgow, “The Little Spree”

Judges: Colin MacLellan, Andrew Wright

March
1st Alan Russell, Kelty, Scotland
2nd Greig Wilson
3rd Jenny Hazzard, Edinburgh
4th Gordon McCready, Glasgow
5th John Mulhearn
6th Jonathan Greenlees, Glasgow

Strathspey & Reel
1st Craig Sutherland
2nd Alan Russell
3rd Gordon McCready
4th Greig Wilson
5th Jonathan Greenlees
6th Jenny Hazzard

Jig
1st Craig Sutherland
2nd Jonathan Greenlees
3rd Alan Russell
4th Greig Wilson
5th Gordon McCready
6th Jenny Hazzard

Robert Barnes and Tom Speirs judged all of the light music.

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Play each two-bar-phrase in a jig like a strathspey – accent pattern Strong, Weak, Medium, Weak. It will transform your tune musically.
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