Crann Tara (2)
CRANN TARA . 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).