Published by the College of Piping, this excellent little compendium of modern pieces should be in every piobaireachd enthusiast's collection. The book was the result of a composing competition organised by the College in 1990 as part of the Glasgow City of Culture celebrations. It contains the five winning tunes and the six highly commended.
They are 'A Welcome for Patrick Struan' by Capt. John Maclellan, 'Andrew MacNeill of Colonsay' by William Barrie, 'Lament for David Tate' by Ronald MacShannon, 'The Glasgow Piobaireachd' (the winning tune) by Sandy Forbes, 'The Tragedy of Lockerbie' by Willie Morrison, 'Salute to Reay MacKay' by Michaael Grey, 'In Praise of Kintyre' by Hugh MacCallum, 'Ancestral Voices' by Scott MacAulay, 'A Son's Lament for his Father' by Tom Speirs, the 'Lament for RU Brown' by James McIntosh and a 'Nameless' tune by John Goodenow, USA. Publication was made possible thanks to the generous spinsorship of Mr Sandy Grant Gordon of William Grant & Sons.