OT: 10 June 1911 – Morag

The Oban Times, 10 June, 1911 5 June, 1911 Sir,–Those who are in doubt regarding the origin, antiquity, and history of the great Highland bagpipe and piobaireachd will doubtless be inclined to think that the mystery still deepens, that the mist is lowering on the subject, and thickening into complete darkness, which all efforts to […]

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10 June 1911 – Don Mhor

The Oban Times, 10 June, 1911 Sir,–The correspondence appearing in your columns dealing with bagpipes and bagpipers has its grim significance. How can anyone really seriously carry on an argument with “Morag,” who laboriously sets out to prove that as a musical instrument the bagpipe is superior to all other musical instruments? Why, Sir, the […]

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OT: 10 June 1911 – Boreraig “Cumha Dhonnachaidh Mhic Iain”

The Oban Times, 10 June, 1911 “Cumha Dhonnachaidh Mhic Iain” 3 June, 1911 Sir,–In the correspondence columns of your issue of this date I see a correspondent, Mr. MacLennan, Edinburgh disputing a statement that I have made under this heading “that piobaireachd has nothing whatever to do with poetry.” As Mr. MacLennan does not dispute […]

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OT: 10 June 1911 – Boreraig “Piobaireachd and Poetry”

The Oban Times, 10 June, 1911 Piobaireachd and Poetry 5 June, 1911 Sir,–As your correspondent, Mr. John McClellan, wishes to hear more from you regarding piobaireachd and poetry, I hope you will permit us to thrash it out under a heading for ourselves, and not molest the whole of the members of the Clan MacRae […]

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