OT: 13 April 1901 – [unsigned] “Caledonian Pipers’ Club, Edinburgh”

 The Oban Times, 13 April 1901 Caledonian Pipers’ Club, Edinburgh The annual dinner of this Club was held in MacPherson’s Hotel, George Street, Edinburgh, on Friday, the 29th ult., when there were about thirty members present. In the unavoidable absence of the chief (Mr. P. Cameron, Corrychoillie), Mr. Peter Johnston, the chieftain, presided. The usual […]

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OT: 23 March 1901 – Keith N. MacDonald – “Puirt-a-Beul ‘Mouth Tunes’ or ‘Songs for Dancing'” [Mus]

The Oban Times, 23 March, 1901 Puirt-A-Beul “Mouth-tunes,” or “Songs for Dancing.” By Dr. Keith N. MacDonald CONCLUDING REMARKS TO “PUIRT-A-BEUL.” Many Highlanders of the advanced school may consider that the foregoing “Puirt-a-Beul” mouth tunes, or articulate music, were not worth preserving. Certainly as far as the poetry is concerned there may be some truth […]

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