The origins of piobaireachd extend back to at least the late 1500s. The MacCrimmons of Skye are credited with creating the basic ideas and structure of the form. One of the more influential of the MacCrimmons was Donald Mor MacCrimmon.
We carry on and finish the Controversy in this video. The big question: is there an a Mach in this tune? It's open for debate, and Glenn discusses it in this video a bit. Then, we rock and roll with the singling and doubling of the Crunluath.
Welcome to this great new Piobaireachd! In this lesson, Glenn takes us through the ground, and discusses things like: How the title affects how we approach the music, the "Donald Mhor Run Down," the Chedare, and more!
Donald takes a look at short but very popular tune The MacLeods Controversy. This tune is steeped in history which Donald reviews before playing through the tune. Finally, Donald plays Bob Nicol's version of the beginning of the MacGregor's Salute. Both tunes can be found in Book 10.