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The Black Isle

Composed by G S McLennan
Black Isle

G S McLennan was a legend of piping. The Black Isle is a place in Scotland, north of Inverness, and is near to Tulloch Castle, seat of Clan Davidson


 Given the unusual form this is harder to remember. The form is ABACDEDF. The narative is as a whole tune more than as two parts.
The grips are very short. Listen to the video slowly to be exact.
The throw is quite heavy, taking a lot of low G from the preceding note in this interpretation. Other interprations are possible, but this was chosen here because the general style of gracing is heavy.

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