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  72nd's Farewell to Aberdeen

This is a nice example of the Scottish 2/4 pipe march. The original name of the tune was The Boy's Lament for his Dragon, composed by William Mackay. The "dragon" was a kite, apparently, and it possibly has a connection to the German word Drachen, which refers to both a kite and a dragon (thanks to Jack Campin and Anselm Lignau for this information.

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Set:   Dornoch Links/Boy's Lament for his Dragon/Queen's Welcome to Invercauld.

72nd's Farewell to Aberdeen
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72nd's Farewell