79th Farewell to Gibraltar played after carving

This tune is the 79th Farewell to Gibraltar, it is a tune written by Pipe Major John Macdonald of the 79th Cameron Highlanders in June of 1848 when his regiment left Gibraltar for Canada.

The regiment had been stationed on the strategic Rock of Gibraltar for 3 years and was delighted to get off “the Rock”


Thanks again to Jos for taking this video.

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