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LEAVING GLEN URQUHART. AKA - "Tulloch McCarrick's March." Scottish, March (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'CCDD. A popular pipe march. Composed by Pipe Major William MacDonald (1850-1907), Craigmohr, Golspie. MacDonald's sons, William and John, both joined the Seaforth Highlanders during World War I and were killed in France on the same day in March, 1918. See also his composition "Champion of the Seas."

The march appears in William Ross's ('The Queen's Piper') 1869 collection as "Tulloch McCarrick's March."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cranford (The Cape Breton Highland Collection), 2015; No. 56, p. 29. David Glen's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, vol. 1, c. 1876; No. 34, p. 18. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 1), 1991; p. 32.

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