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Donald Macleod's Book 2

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Pipe Major Donald MacLeod was taught piping initially by his father and then by John Morrison of Assynt House and by Pipe Major Willie Ross followed by Pipe Major John MacDonald of Inverness over a period of 25 years. He enlisted in the Seaforth Highlanders in 1921 and after four years was appointed Pipe Major. He served in World War 2 and was taken prisoner at St Valery when serving with the 51st Highland Division . He subsequentl y escaped and managed to return to the UK. When Piping got going again after hostilities , competitions were reinstated and from then until 1963 he established a competitive record that is unsurpassed. Pipe Major Donald MacLeod MBE was both a brilliant and prolific Bagpiper and composer, publishing six books of light music and a book of piobaireachd.

Tunes included in Book 2 are:

  • Abercairney Highlanders
  • Captain Colin Campbell (march)
  • Dr Ross's 50th Welcome to the Argyllshire Gathering
  • Duke of Roxburgh's Farewell to the Black Mount Forest
  • Farewell to the Isles. Glen Galson. Hon A D Murray
  • Kenmore Volunteers
  • Meeting of the Waters
  • Memories of Long Ago
  • Miss Joan C MacKenzie
  • Mrs Donald MacLeod
  • Norman MacLennan
  • Peter J MacInnes
  • PM Meldrum's Lullaby
  • RSM Boyde DCM MBE (A & SH)
  • Stornoway Highland Gathering
  • Walter Douglas MBE
  • 74th Highlanders Farewell to Edinburgh
  • Braes of Tullymet
  • Gille Calum (strathspey)
  • Heroes of St Valery
  • Highland Whisky
  • J L MacKenzie of Aberdeen
  • Piper John Paul
  • Tillypronie
  • Caithness Lads
  • Gille Calum (reel)
  • The Laverock
  • Loch Seaforth
  • Peter MacFarquhar
  • Pretty Marion
  • Sound of Sleat
  • Bernera Bridge
  • Bessie MacKinnon
  • Colin Sutherland
  • The Fox-hunt
  • Glen Mallan
  • Glen Orchy
  • The Goatherd
  • I Laid a Herring in Saut
  • Jessie Henderson
  • The Lost Drum
  • Old Woman's Dance
  • The Sea-gull.