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The Piper's Weird (Macrimmon)
ID JSS0173
Title The Piper's Weird (Macrimmon)
Document Reference MS2726/171
Format 245 x 301 mm
Medium Handwritten manuscript on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish, Pibroch, Bagpipes
Item Description Manuscript in Skinner's hand of his 'Pibroch' 'The Piper's Weird' (Macrimmon)'. The MacCrimmons were hereditary pipers to the MacLeods of Dunvegan, Isle of Skye. This lament is said to have been written by their piper Donald Ban MacCrimmon, who predicted his own death in a certain battle in 1746. 'Weird' is a Scots word which means a person's destiny. Click on the audio link below to listen to Skinner playing it.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890-1900's
Relationships JSS0174
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore
Audio Note this link will open another window so you can view the music and listen to the tune cd210b


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