EN: 29 July 1911 – Unsigned “The Queen’s Pibroch” [Review]

Edinburgh Evening News, 29 July 1911

“The Queen’s Pibroch.” The Queen has been graciously pleased to accept a piobaireachd entitled “Her Most Excellent Majesty Queen Mary’s Welcome to Holyrood Palace.” The tune was executed in illuminated Celtic design and ornamented with thistles, the Royal badge, water colour drawings of the Scottish regalia, Holyrood Palace, ancient targe, crossed swords, and bagpipe also adorned the “Royal Salute.” By command, Her Majesty’s thanks were conveyed to the author for his kind thought. Her Majesty also expressed admiration at the manner in which the work was executed. The composer who was present at the inspection by the King on 20th inst., is piper John Grant of the National Reserve, and author of the “Royal Collection of Piobaireachd.”