Sands of Kuwait (The)

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SANDS OF KUWAIT, THE. Scottish, Pipe Jig (6/8 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "The Sands of Kuwait", a pipe jig, was composed by LCpl Gordon MacKenzie, to commemorate the involvement of the 1st Battalion Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth & Camerons), in the Gulf War conflict. Mackenzie was attending his Pipe Majors Course at the Army School of Piping in Edinburgh Castle, from September 1990 until April 1991, when he composed it.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Martin & Hughes (The Well Travelled Fiddler’s Collection), 1995

Recorded sources: -



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