508 – The Royal Irish Rangers Standard Settings of Pipe Music

An update by Geoff Hore 2008-2015.  The writing in black font is from A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music. The update comments are in blue font.

1      1975

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p [i], title; p [iii], foreword; p [v], preface; p [vi], acknowledgements; pp [vii-x], ‘The Royal Irish Rangers and their origin’; pp [xi-xiii], ‘The Irish Bagpipe’; pp [xiv-xv], contents; p [xvi], Battle Honours of the Royal Irish Rangers; pp 1-10, Regimental Duty Tunes (15); pp 11-19, slow marches (14, 3 with ‘seconds’); pp 20-24, retreat marches (8, 1 with ‘seconds’); pp 25-34, 2/4 marches (12); pp 35-52, 6/8 marches (21); p 53, 3/4 march (1) and 4/4 march (1); pp 54-61, 4/4 marches (15); pp 62-71, reels (19); pp 72-90, jigs (24); pp 91-102, hornpipes (17); pp 103-104, exercises (5). Plates between pp [vi] and [vii], and [x] and [xi].

  • Stiff paper covers. 6.9 x 9.9″.
  • Geoff Hore’s Collection.

The foreword, by Lord Grey of Naunton, is dated August 1975. The preface, by Major-Gen. J. H. S. Majury, states that the work of compiling the book was undertaken by a Committee set up in 1974. The manuscript was compiled and edited by Pipe-Major A. V. Price.

The first tune on p 53 is headed ‘6/8 March’ and is listed with the 6/8 marches in the index.

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  • Rev 00. (20 October 2008).
  • Rev 01. (8 April 2015).  Format changed for bibliography.altpibroch.com. The edition numbering changed from Roman to Arabic numerals. 

© Geoff Hore 2015