345 – Cowal Highland Gathering Collection by Cowal Highland Gathering Committee

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.


I      c1920

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p [i], dedication; p [ii], index; pp 1-61, tunes (60); p [62], advertisement.

  • Mitchell Library, Glasgow.* 6.9 x 10. 3″.
  • City library, Dundee.
  • National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.
  • Black Gate Museum, New Castle.
  • The Author’s Collection.

The dedication begins, ‘To Major J. D. Outram, this collection of new marches, reels, and strathspeys for the bagpipe, selected from the best submitted to the Cowal Highland Gathering Committee for 1920 is respectfully dedicated’, and later continues, ‘The collection embraces the best achievements of over 200 competitors, most of whom have served in the war.’

Two of the tunes are dated 1919; the others are undated.

Unicorn Limited Inc in USA offers a reproduction on CD. See www.scotpress.com.


  • Rev 00.

© Geoff Hore