Sheet Music: The Awesome Glenuigs

TitleThe Awesome Glenuigs
ComposerRoddy Campbell (1937—)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
Time signature4/4
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time1:20
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2023-01-16
Last updated2023-01-16
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Celtic Music, Contemporary, Strathspeys


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Monday 16 January 2023

Tune of the Day: The Awesome Glenuigs

Strathspey by Roddy Campbell

Today's tune was kindly contributed to our collection by its composer, piper Roddy Campbell from the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Glenuig is a small Gaelic-speaking community in the west Highlands of Scotland, home to the famous MacDonald Brothers.

Each of the three MacDonald brothers Angus, Allan and Iain has distinguished himself as a piper of exceptional ability, winning enough trophies, prizes and awards to fill Castle Tioram. More than that all three have shown themselves to be hugely gifted in other musical areas — fiddle, flute, whistle, concertina, bodhran, singing and tune composition. They are excellent ambassadors for the West Highland style.