Comunn na Piobaireachd NZ



Set 2022 Tunes and Past Winners


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Clasp Competition

1.       Lament for the Children PS 3, K

2.       The Red Speckled Bull PS 4, K

3.       Lament for John Garve MacLeod of Raasay PS 5, K

4.       MacDonald of Kinlochmoidart’s Lament  No 2 PS 6, K

5.       Lady MacDonald’s Lament PS 8, K

6.       His Father’s Lament for Donald MacKenzie PS 9

7.       The Rout of the Lowland Captain PS 9

8.       Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay PS 13

The winner receives the First Prize, the Louis MacKinnon Challenge Cup and a Clasp to the Gold Medal.

The competition is confined to winners of the Society’s Gold Medal.

Competitors are to submit 4 tunes chosen from the list of 8 Clasp tunes above, one of which they will be required to play.

Competitors are not restricted to settings in the Piobaireachd Society Collection and Kilberry Book. Those who wish to play alternative settings should submit legible scores, indicating the origins of the settings, to the competition organisers.

There must be a minimum of 3 competitors or the event will not be held.

Gold Medal Competition

1.       The Battle of the Pass of Crieff     # PS 1, K                  

2.       Lament for Finlay PS 1, K

3.       The Battle of Auldearn No 1 # PS 2  

4.       The Blue Ribbon      # PS 5, K

5.       The MacNab’s Gathering   # PS 5, K        

6.       Lament for Captain MacDougall PS 6, K

7.       MacIntosh’s Lament PS 8, K

8.       The Battle of Sherrifmuir    # PS15, K

The winner receives the First Prize, The Highland Society of London Trophy for one year, and the Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc Gold Medal.

Former winners are not eligible to compete.

Competitors are to submit 4 tunes chosen from the list of 8 Gold Medal tunes above, one of which they will be required to play.

Entry to the Gold Medal competition is restricted to pipers who have not previously won the Gold Medal event and who are:

a.       Pipers with a P&D Assn ‘A’ Grade, or

b.       Pipers who have been awarded a prize (other than first prize) in a previous Comunn na Piobaireachd Gold Medal competition since 1990, or

c.        Pipers who have previously won the Comunn na Piobaireachd Silver Medal competition.

Competitors are not restricted to settings in the Piobaireachd Society Collection and Kilberry Book. Those who wish to play alternative settings should submit legible scores, indicating the origins of the settings, to the competition organisers.

No medal will be awarded if the judges are of the opinion that the standard does not warrant the award.

Silver Medal Competition

                                        

1.       Hector MacLean’s Warning PS 2

2.       Black Donald’s March # PS 3, K        

3.       Catherine’s Lament   # PS 5, K

4.       The Glen is Mine   # PS 6, K

5.       Lament for Donald of Laggan PS 8, K

6.       Lament for the Little Supper PS 8, K        

7.       MacLeod’s Controversy PS 10

8.       The Field of Gold DM 1

                                                  

The winner receives the First Prize and the Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc Silver Medal.

Former winners are not eligible to compete.

Competitors are to submit 3 tunes chosen from the list of 8 Silver Medal tunes above, one of which they will be required to play.

Entry to the Silver Medal competition is restricted to pipers who have not previously won the Silver Medal event and who are Pipers with a P&D Assn ‘B’ Grade.  Previous winners of the Comunn na Piobaireachd Bronze Medal are eligible for entry to the Silver Medal.

Competitors are not restricted to settings in the Piobaireachd Society Collection and Kilberry Book. Those who wish to play alternative settings should submit legible scores, indicating the origins of the settings, to the competition organisers.

No medal will be awarded if the judges are of the opinion that the standard does not warrant the award.

PS = Piobaireachd Society Collection

K = Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor

DM = Donald MacLeod Piobaireachd Book 1

(#) = indicates a crunluath a mach movement is required

Bronze Medal Competition

The winner receives the First Prize and the Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc Bronze Medal.

Former winners are not eligible to compete.

Competitors are to submit 2 tunes of their own choice, one of which they will be required to play.

Entry to the Bronze Medal competition is restricted to pipers with a Piping and Dancing  Association ‘C’ Grade or lower.  Note that a competitor entered for the Bronze Medal cannot play up in the Silver Medal.

Competitors are not restricted to settings in the Piobaireachd Society Collection and Kilberry Book. Those who wish to play alternative settings should submit legible scores, indicating the origins of the settings, to the competition organisers.

No medal will be awarded if the judges are of the opinion that the standard does not warrant the award.

For the Music Committee,

Greg Wilson

Secretary                                                                   

20 June 2021




Past Winners
of CNP competitions






YEAR GOLD MEDAL CLASP SILVER MEDAL BRONZE MEDAL
2021 Louis Davis Greg Wilson (16) Adam Waghorn Seamus Eade
2020 Scott Armstrong Greg Wilson (15) Louis Davis Marco Davis
2019 Campbell Wilson Brendon Eade (2) Bruce Omundsen Alex Nielsen
2018 Liam Kernaghan Stuart Easton Campbell Wilson Matt Cresswell
2017 Craig Sked Greg Wilson (14) Sebastian George Anita Bentley
2016 John Decker Greg Wilson (13) Anna Smart Stella Dobbs
2015 William Rowe Jamie Hawke Donella May Hamish Reade
2014 Tracey Williams Greg Wilson (12) Andrew Edwards Braden Mills
2013 Gary Stewart Greg Wilson (11) Rueben McDonnell Anna Smart
2012 Tom Glover Greg Wilson (10) Simon Fraser  
2011 Davey Welsh Richard Hawke Ben Murray  
2010 Scott Kennedy Greg Wilson (9) Angus Hawke  
2009 Ian Lyons Brendon Eade William Rowe  
2008 Jamie Hawke Brian Switalla (2) Harry Hawke  
2007 Stuart Easton Greg Wilson (8) Matt Fraser  
2006 Iain Robertson Greg Wilson (7)    
2005 Murray Mansefield Greg Wilson (6)    
2004 Brendon Eade Marion Horsburgh (nee McVean) (2)    
2003 Louise Weston-Condon Greg Wilson (5)    
2002 Casey Wilkes Brian Switalla    
2001 Martin Frewen Martin Frewen    
2000 Donald MacPhee Fiona Manson    
1999 John Angus Smith John Angus Smith    
1998 Fiona Manson Greg Wilson (4)    
1997 Glenn Harris Greg Wilson (3)    
1996 Stewart McKenzie Greg Wilson (2)    
1995 Richard Hawke Marion McVean    
1994 Rosalie Heaney John Hanning (9)    
1993 George Mason Greg Wilson    
1992 Barry Brougham John Hanning (8)    
1991 Geoff Hore Iain Hines (3)    
1990 Marion McVean Bain MacGregor    
1989 Linsay May David Picketts    
1988 Iain Blakeley Iain Hines (2)    
1987 David Picketts John Hanning (7)    
1986 Greg Wilson Ian McKay (3)    
1985 Ross Hanning Donald Bain (8)    
1984 Bain MacGregor Donald Bain (7)    
1983 Alistair Hanning John Hanning (6)    
1982 Brian Switalla John Hanning (5)    
1981 Roy Gunn Donald Bain (6)    
1980 Iain Hines Iain Hines    
1979 Graeme Glass John Hanning (4)    
1978 Colin Craig Donald Bain (5)    
1977 Nigel Foster Donald Bain (4)    
1976 Alistair Munro Donald Bain (3)    
1975 William Cruickshank John Hanning (3)    
1974 John Emslie Ian McKay (2)    
1973 Eric Christie John Hanning (2)    
1972 Stuart Finlayson Donald Bain (2)    
1971 not awarded Donald Bain    
1970 not awarded Ian McKay    
1969 not awarded John Hanning    
1968 not awarded Ian McKay    
1967 John Hanning not awarded    
1966 Douglas Thoresen not awarded    
1965 Donald Bain not awarded    
1964 Alistair Fox not awarded    
1963 Frank MacKinnon not awarded    
1962 William Robertson not awarded    
1961 not awarded William Boyle    
1960 William Boyle not awarded    
1959 Ian McKay not awarded    
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