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HIGHLAND CATHEDRAL. Pipe tune. Although often mistaken for a traditional Scottish tune, it is actually a modern composition by two natives of Berlin, Germany, Michael Korb and Ulrich Roever. The composers were inspired by the story that, under the reign of King James I of Scotland, all the clan chiefs were summoned to a secret meeting at the Highland Cathedral. There they were to pledge an end to clan feuds and infighting and to promise to keep the piece. This they did, but only for such time as the king lived. The piece was intended to mimic the feeling of a national anthem. The tune was chosen by pop singer and actress Madonna as a wedding march at her wedding at Skibo castle in 2001.

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