Braes of Castle Grant (The)

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 Theme code Index    35 1H6 35 22
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Duncan MacDonald/Pipe Major G.S. MacLennan
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Pipe, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB'CCDD'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Christine Martin
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Ceol na Fidhle vol. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 32
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1991
 Title of recording    
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BRAES OF CASTLE GRANT, THE. Scottish, Pipe March (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'CCDD'. The first two parts were composed by Duncan MacDonald of Castle Grant in 1863, and the last two by Pipe Major G.S. MacLennan, appearing in his Highland Bagpipe Music book 1 (1929). Christine Martin (2002) says the tune is often played as a stately pipe march in competitions, and warns it should not be speeded up.

Source for notated version: fiddler Jean-Ann Callender (Aberdeen) [Martin].

Printed sources: Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 4, 1991; p. 32. Martin (Traditional Scottish Fiddling), 2002; p. 66.

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