Corriechoillie’s Welcome To The Northern Meeting polka

Corriechoillie's Welcome To The Northern Meeting has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: Corriechoillie's Welcome To The Northern Meeting
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:e | A>B Ad | e>d BA | d>e fa | fe ef |
A>B Ad | e>d BA | d>e fa | fd d :|
g | a>f df | e>d BA | d>e fa | fe eg |
a>f df | e>d BA | d>e fa | fd dg |
a>f df | e>d BA | d>e fa | fe ef |
A>B Ad | e>d BA | d>e fa | fd d |]

Three comments

Re: Corriechoillie’s Welcome To The Northern Meeting

http://www.northern-meeting.org/

I assume it relates to The Northern Meeting of Pipers.

The Northern Meeting Park still exists up there and is host to Inverness Hog many Party.
When I was young, there were also Northern Meeting Rooms in the town centre.

Re: Corriechoillie’s Welcome To The Northern Meeting

This tune’s full title is “Corriechoillie’s Welcome to the 49th Northern Meeting”, the Northern Meeting being A Piping Competition in Inverness, -still one of the top Piping contests. This “Corriechoillie”was a piping enthusiast, and the son of the famous and very wealthy West Coast cattle/sheep drover, John Cameron (from Corriechoillie, Lochaber, -hence the nickname), who used the drovers trail from Kyle of Lochalsh down to the Falkirk sales. A great character - stories of this legendary sheep & cattle man can be found by ‘googling’ him + drover etc.