D1 L Cumhadh Raoinuill Mhic Aileain Oig / Lament for Ronald McDonald Esqr of Morar D1.19: 94
K1 Cumha Raonuill Mhic Aileain oig / Ronald MacDonald of Morar’s Lament K1.48: 110
Notes on Gaelic Titles
Cumha Raghnaill Mhic Ailein Òig Cumhadh Raoinuill Mhic Aileain Oig / Lament for Ronald McDonald Esqr of Morar D1; Cumha Raonuill Mhic Aileain oig / Ronald MacDonald of Morar’s Lament K1. Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar. Ronald MacDonald ‘Esquire, of Morar’, Laird of Cross, in the Isle of Eigg (d. 1741) is a known figure in Highland musical history (K. Sanger and A. Kinnaird, Tree of strings… a history of the harp in Scotland, Temple, Midlothian , p. 153) and was remembered as ‘the best gentleman piper of his day’ according to a note added to K1.
1960 Pipe Major John D. Burgess MBE
1 thought on “PS 176 – Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar”
I am interested in Donald MacDonald’s setting as providing possible evidence for fiddle style:
I also have assembled as much info on Ranald as I can find: