Crann Tara (2)

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 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Alan MacDonald
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Pipe, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABBCCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Alan MacDonald
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Moidar Collection (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1989
 Artist    Biography:Tannahill Weavers (The)
 Title of recording    Choice Cuts
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Green Linnet GLCD 1182
 Year recorded    1997
 Score   ()   

CRANN TARA [2]. Scottish, Strathspey. Composed by piper Alan MacDonald. The crann tara, or 'fiery cross,' was the signal to clansman to gather, or it signified the gathering itself.

Printed source: Allan MacDonald (Moidart Collection, vol. 1), 1989; p. 16.

Recorded source: Green Linnet GLCD 1182, The Tannahill Weavers – "Choice Cuts" (1997).