OT: 16 April 1910 – John Campbell of Kilberry

The Oban Times Saturday, 16 April, 1910 Killberry, Argyllshire 5 April, 1910 Sir,–I desire to offer a few comments on the excellent letter of “Padruig Og” in your issue of 26th March. In all that he says regarding the publications of the Piobaireachd Society I concur, but he is wrong about the genesis of the […]

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OT: 16 April 1910 – David Glen (2)

The Oban Times 16 April, 1910 Piobaireachd Movements. Edinburgh, 11 April, 1910 Sir–I have today had my attention drawn to Dr. Bannatyne’s letter in your issue of the 19th March, and, if not too late, would like you to allow me a little of your valuable space in which to give him some information that […]

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OT: 16 April 1910 – David Glen (1)

The Oban Times, Saturday, 16 April, 1910 Edinburgh, 11 April, 1910 Sir,–Permit me, in justice to the memory of the late Angus Mackay, to correct the traditional statement made by “Mal Dhonn” in his letter to you, which appears in your issue of the second curt. This statement appears in the second last paragraph, beginning:–” […]

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OT: 2 April 1910 – String of Lorn (Major McDougall of Dunvegan)

The Oban Times, 2 April, 1910 28 March, 1910 The Piobaireachd Society’s Publication Sir,–In common with many others, I have been interested, and perhaps somewhat amused, by the letters which have appeared in your columns on the music just issued by the Piobaireachd Society. A little criticism is in itself a healthy thing; but, of […]

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OT: 2 April 1910 – John Grant (Mal Dhonn)

  The Oban Times, 2 April, 1910 29 March 1910 Sir,–In further reference to my letter which appeared in the valuable columns of your paper under date 14th March, I may state that I hold no brief for the Piobaireachd Society. I take my stand for the real love of the ancient art of piobaireachd, […]

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OT: 26 March 1910 – J. Grant of Rothiemurchus (Padruig Og)

The Oban Times, 26 March, 1910 Sir,–in your issues of the fifth and twelfth instance there have appeared letters from Lieut. MacLennan and Dr. Bannatyne criticizing severely, but in general terms, the latest publication of the Piobaireachd Society. The piobaireachd loving community cannot fail to realize that the writers of these two letters are doing […]

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OT: 26 March 1910 – John MacLennan

The Oban Times, 26 March, 1910 The Piobaireachd Society’s Publication 26 Arden St., Edinburgh, 19 March, 1910 Sir,–”Loch Sloy,” in your issue of the twelve instance tacitly admits the correctness of my letter of the fifth, and only eulogizes the Society and their good intentions. I approve the Society’s good intentions quite as much as […]

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OT: 19 March 1910 – John Grant (Mal Dhonn)

The Oban Times, 19 March, 1910 14 March, 1910 Sir,–I have just received a copy of Part IV, of the Piobaireachd Society’s competition tunes, and Highlanders cannot but feel grateful to the society still continuing this excellent work. Mr. MacLennan, Edinburgh, has again opened fire, so to speak, on this publication. In suggesting the withdrawal […]

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