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Re: The Sinclair's March
A h-uile duine
Juli there is a piping tune called "The Carles wi' the Breeks"
It's a Campbell tune but it is suppose to be a direct reference to the
It was made around the time of the Sinclair / Campbell feud in the
1670's.The story goes that the Campbells had never seen any men wearing
trousers ( Breeks)
before, and it gave them a bit of a laugh.
"Spaidsearachd Mhic nan Cearda" My gaelic dictionary translates this as "The
From: Juli <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 11:25 AM
Subject: The Sinclair's March
>Hello all -
>Hoping someone can help me. Looked on our web page but did not see any
>reference to the pipe music for Clan Sinclair. Robert Bain's The Clans and
>Tartans of Scotland lists the pipe music as "Spaidsearachd Mhic nan
>(The Sinclair's March.)
>Does anyone know the correct translation of the Gaelic? I have seen a
>reference to the Mac-na-Cearda being an Ancient Argyll family possibly
>relating to the McNockairds.
>Does anyone have a recommendation for a CD with "The Sinclair's March" on
>Thanks in advance -
>Princeton, NJ - but Forever Argyll
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