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by Hejhog
Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Quick March Medley - Kincardine, Bonnybridge, Bannockburn, N
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Views: 3360

Quick March Medley - Kincardine, Bonnybridge, Bannockburn, N

I wrote this for the Clan MacBeth 25th Anniversary Contest but didn't win with this set. I have named the tunes Kincardine, Bonnybridge, Bannockburn and North to Tillicoultry!
by Hejhog
Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Rubha Creagan Dubha
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Views: 1843

Rubha Creagan Dubha

Near the home of Richard and Meilan Henderson on the Isle of Arran.
by Hejhog
Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Piper of the Day
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Views: 1635

The Piper of the Day

I wrote this for Cincinnati piper, Karen May, on her winning "Piper of the Day" at the Glasgow, KY Highland Games.
by Hejhog
Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Airth Castle
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Views: 2668

Airth Castle

Written to commemorate Jim Hughes's 70th birthday party held at Airth Castle 11/12 February 2012.
by Hejhog
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The BIG Seven-Oh
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Views: 1843

The BIG Seven-Oh

Written for my dad-in-law, Jim Hughes, on his 70th birthday - February 13, 2012.
by Hejhog
Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Coleen McCloskey's Jig
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Views: 2301

Coleen McCloskey's Jig

We went to my wife's cousin's wedding near Letterkenny, December 2010. They have recently had their first daughter, Coleen.
by Hejhog
Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Pipe Major Alasdair Gillies
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Views: 4438

Pipe Major Alasdair Gillies

It is always sad when someone from the piping world passes away - even more so when they are such a huge proponent of the art form. Alasdair's death is all the more poignant to me in that he was younger than me and at times like this it reminds me of my mortality and of the responsibility I have to ...
by Hejhog
Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:56 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Miller and The Hag - a 6/8 Jig
Replies: 1
Views: 2577

The Miller and The Hag - a 6/8 Jig

Jan Miller was a piper who played with ESL City of Newcastle Pipe Band in England under P/M Bryan Robinson (now Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary and Tyneside Scottish). Her family hails from Skye. She is to marry Mike Haggerton in April 2008, hence the title!!
by Hejhog
Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:44 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Merlot Queen
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Views: 2148

The Merlot Queen

I wrote this for one of the members of the Cincinnati Caledonian Pipe Band who is rather partial to the odd glass or two of Merlot. Can't say we don't have class here in the mid-West!!! Enjoy and have a look at my You Tube page at www.youtube.com/doffdave to hear some piping and folk songs...enjoy
by Hejhog
Thu Aug 23, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Caledonian Society of Cincinnati
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Views: 2801

The Caledonian Society of Cincinnati

We have recently (July 29) moved from Sunningdale, England to Cincinnati, Ohio. Last weekend I played my first gig with the band at the Caledonian Society Corn Roast. This is a wee tune for the Society which is the oldest continuing Society in the US (180 years old this year!) I hear, too, that the ...
by Hejhog
Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Pride - A 2/4 hornpipe by Dave Mason
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Views: 2265

The Pride - A 2/4 hornpipe by Dave Mason

Named after my current band, The Pride of Murray based in west London, UK.
by Hejhog
Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Poison House - a 2/4 hornpipe
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Views: 2327

The Poison House - a 2/4 hornpipe

Named after a Swiss Restaurant in Basel, Gifthüttli. Great food and craic with City of Basel Pipes and Drums...
by Hejhog
Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:42 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: High Trees - a jig by Dave Mason
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Views: 2835

High Trees - a jig by Dave Mason

A wee tune I have written for friends Paul and Jules celebrating their new home, "High Trees" in Sunningdale, Berkshire, UK.
by Hejhog
Thu May 11, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Gregor's Jig
Replies: 0
Views: 3384

Gregor's Jig

Written for Gregor Meier who plays with the City of Basel Caledonia Pipe Band and who is becoming quite a legend and starting to win solo prizes. Hope you like it, Gregor, keep up the good playing...
by Hejhog
Fri Feb 24, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Compositions
Topic: Pipe Major Chris Mulinder - -S.A. Irish Regiment
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Views: 3749

Pipe Major Chris Mulinder - -S.A. Irish Regiment

Chris was my tutor and mentor for many years at King Edward VII School in Johannesburg and later the Transvaal Scottish and SA Irish Regiments. He still makes pipes and reeds in johannesburg.