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FATHER JOHN MACMILLAN OF BARRA. Scottish, Pipe March (2/4 time) or Highland Schottische. A Major. Standard or AEae ('high bass') tunings (fiddle). AABB'CCDD'. A popular pipe tune in the Scottish Highlands. Composed by Norman MacDonald, Glasgow, and named for bagpipe composer Duncan Johnstone's uncle.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 1), 1991; p. 27.

Recorded sources: Culburnie Records CUL 102, Alasdair Fraser & Jody Stecher – "The Driven Bow" (1988).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Hear the tune played by a fiddle band at Tobar an Dualchais [2] [3] (1st tune in medley, paired with "MacNeils of Ugadale (The)").




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