OT: 17 November 1934 – G.C.B. Poulter “The MacCrimmon Genealogy”

The Oban Times, 17 November, 1934 The MacCrimmon Genealogy  Collingwood Place, Camberley, Surrey, 10 November, 1934 Sir,–It would be a matter of great interest to many students of Scottish family history if any of your readers could supply the Christian names or other means of identification of members of the ten generations of MacCrimmons who, […]

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OT: 5 June 1926 – Malcolm MacInnes “Styles of Pipe Tunes”

The Oban Times, 5 June, 1926 Styles of Pipe Tunes  Johannesburg, South Africa, 20 March, 1926  Sir,–The following are mere opinions: they are stated as facts for brevity. Repeats ought to have a difference for emphasis. But repeats must be clearly repeats, and must follow the part repeated long enough to establish it. It is […]

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OT: 10 April 1948 – Malcolm MacInnis [“Ancient Piobaireachd”]

The Oban Times, 10 April, 1948 [Ancient Piobaireachd] Inverness, 5 April, 1948 Sir,–Sheriff Grant is to be congratulated on his attitude to Mr. Donald Main’s exposition of piobaireachd. His letter was an unpleasant necessity, but a necessity it certainly was, notwithstanding the compassion of pipers for Mr. Main, who does not seem to have either […]

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OT: 3 April 1926 – A. Fuaim “The Piper’s Challenge” [Report]

The Oban Times, 3 April, 1926  Taorluath and Crunluath THE PIPERS’ CHALLENGE Meeting in Edinburgh. ___________  Pipe-Major John Grant, Edinburgh, and Pipe-Major William Gray, Glasgow ___________  Unique Piping Demonstration and Discussion Special Reports. (Contributed).  For some time past a controversy, conducted through the courtesy and medium of the Editor of the “Oban Times,” has been […]

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