A fine 9/8 Retreat March composed by Pipe Major Donald MacLeod MBE and published by him in his own collection.
There is an unrelated Retreat March in 3/4 time by Pipe Major G. S. MacLennan also name The Black Isle and published in The Gordon Highlanders Collection.
Re: The Black Isle
Thanks for posting this. Great tune. But at the end of the third line, did you mean to have tied two dotted low Gs? The MacLeod Book 4 version just has one dotted G and one un-dotted. To my ear, the timing works better that way.
MacLeod Books 1 and 4 are gems. One under-appreciated, underplayed 6/8 march is Echoes from Caithness, from Book 1.
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