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GLENDARUEL HIGHLANDERS. AKA and see "Campbelltown Loch." Scottish, March (6/8 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABC. The melody was written by Pipe Major A. Fettes for the family of MacDougall-Gillies (d. 1925), a 19th century champion piper who was a native of Glendaruel, Argyll (MacDougll-Gillies won the Oban and Inverness Gold Medals in 1884 and 1885 respectively). The march was recorded in 1911 by Pipe Major David Laing of H.M. Scots Guards, on Lxo-1269 A22145, the second tune in a medley that also included the marches "Midlothian Pipe Band (The)" and "Hot Punch."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 3), 1988; p. 36. Scots Guards: Standard Settings of Pipe Music, vol. 1, p. 88, No. 189 (p. 96 in first edition, 1954).

Recorded sources: Tradition 2118, Jim MacLeod & His Band – "Scottish Dances: Jigs, Waltzes and Reels" (1978).




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