When The Boat Comes Hame - A Collection Of Scottish Airs And Dance Tunes

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Virtually every type of song-air and dance tune is represented here and carefully selected to offer a first-class introduction to the truly vast treasury of Scots music.

The majority of the 200 tunes are in the easy keys of D, G and A making them suitable for most instruments.

From Gaelic lullabies to jogs, reels, hornpipes pipe tunes and ballad airs, you will find it all between these coves. Intended as an introduction to the music of Scotland, this volume aims to interest not just traditional players but also those who play classical instruments and are curious about these gems of sheer magic that the Scottish nation has produced over a long time.


  • 'isein Bhoidhich (O Pretty Chick)
  • 'S Tu Mo Run (You Are My Love)
  • 7th Of Novermber, The
  • Ae Fond Kiss
  • An Gille Dubh Ciar-Dhubh (The Swarty Black-haired Boy)
  • Annie Laurie
  • Ayr Races
  • Bannocks O' Bear-Meal
  • Birks Of Aberfeldy, The
  • Blackbird, The
  • Blathrie O't, The
  • Bonnie Dundee
  • Bonnie Jean O' Aberdeen
  • Bonnie Lass Amongst The Heather
  • Bonnie Lass O' Bon Accord, The
  • Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Bonnie Saint Johnston
  • Bonniest Lass In A' The World
  • Bonny Banks Of Loch Lomond
  • Bottom Of The Punch Bowl, The
  • Braes Of Dunblane, The
  • Brig O' Feugh
  • Brose And Butter
  • Cam Ye O'er Frae France
  • Campbell's Are Coming, The
  • Charlie Hardie
  • Clean Pease Strae
  • Cock O' The North, The
  • Col. Robertson Of Strewan's Welc
  • Colonel Thornton
  • Come O'er The Stream, Charlie
  • Corn Rigs
  • Count Brown's March
  • Cradle Song, The
  • Crodh-Laoigh Nam Bodach (The Old Men's Cows-With-Calf)
  • Da Forfeit O' Da Ship
  • Dainty Davie
  • Dear Collin
  • Deil Amang The Tailors, The
  • Devil In The Kitchen, The
  • Dogs Bite Chapmen
  • Donal Don
  • Down The Burn, Davie
  • Duchess Tree, The
  • Ear
  • Earl Of Crawford's Reel, The
  • Earl Of Eglinton, The
  • Earl Of Lauderdale, The
  • Ewie Wi' The Crookit Horn, The
  • Fairy Dance, The
  • Fareweel Tae Tarwathie
  • Fear A' Bhata (The Boatman)
  • Firth House, The
  • Flow Gently Sweet Afron
  • Flower O' The Quern, The
  • Flowers Of The Forest, The
  • Fox, The
  • Gilderoy
  • Glen Lyon's Rant
  • Glengarry's March
  • Granite City Reel, The
  • Green Grow The Rushes-O
  • Grinder's Hornpipe, The
  • Haddington Assembly, The
  • Hamilton House
  • Heiress, The
  • Hessian's March, The
  • Highland Boat Air, A
  • Hoddom Castle
  • Hunter's March, The
  • I Aince Lo'ed A Lass
  • I'm Doon For Lack O' Johnnie
  • Islay Jig, An
  • Jenny Nettles
  • Jenny Sutton
  • John Anderson's Daughter
  • John McAlpine
  • Johnnie MacGill
  • Johnnie Steel
  • Kate Dalrymple
  • King Robert The Bruce
  • Kinloch Of Kinloch
  • Lads O' Dunse 's Trath Chuir A' Ghrian ('tis Early The Sun Set, The
  • Lady Dalrymple
  • Lady Gwyder
  • Lady Madelina Sinclair
  • Lady Stopford
  • Lady Sutherland's Reel
  • Lassie Wi' The Yellow Coatie
  • Lietenant Rae's Quickstep
  • Light And Airy
  • Lochaber Lullaby
  • Lord Elcho
  • Lovely Nancy
  • Lover's Knot, The
  • Maccrimmon's Lament
  • MacDonald's Gathering, The
  • Maclean's Welcome
  • Macpherson's Lament
  • Madge
  • Mairi Bhan Og (Fair Young Mary)
  • Marquis Of Huntly's Highland, The
  • Mary Scott, Flower Of Yarrow
  • Mingulay Boat Song
  • Miss Barstow
  • Miss Carmichael's Minuet
  • Miss Catherine Chalmers
  • Miss Jane Foster
  • Miss Mackay
  • Miss Mariane Oliphant
  • Miss Rose Tarlogie
  • Miss Sally Hunter
  • Miss Shepherd
  • Miss Stewart
  • Miss Wedderburn
  • Mo Run Geal Dileas (My Beloved Fair And Faithful)
  • Money Musk, The
  • Morag Bheag (Little Morag)
  • Moy Hall
  • Mr Busbie Maitland
  • Mr Edward Wagstaff's Fancy
  • Mrs Erskine Of Kirkwall
  • Mrs Gray Of Quebec
  • Mrs Macleod
  • Mrs Moray Of Abercarney
  • Music O' Spey, The
  • My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose
  • My Wife's A Winsome Wee Lass
  • Na Beannachdan (The Blessings)
  • Nameless Lassie, The
  • Napoleon Crossing The Alps
  • Neil Gow's Farewell To Whisky
  • New Bumpkin
  • North Shore, The
  • O As I Was Kiss'd Yestreen
  • O Can Ye Sew Cushions
  • O Gin I Were Where Gowdie Rins
  • Oraneg And Blue
  • Pagan
  • Perthshire Hunt, The
  • Piper's Weird, The
  • Plooman Laddies
  • Pretty Peggy
  • Princess Beatrice
  • Put Off And Row With Speed
  • Quay Side, The
  • Randy Wifes Of Greenlaw, The
  • Rattling Roaring Willie
  • Red-Haired Girl Of Tulloch, The
  • Reel Of Stumpie-O, The
  • Rest My Ain Bairnie
  • River Cree, The
  • Road To The Isles, The
  • Rob Donn
  • Roslin Castle
  • Shean Trews
  • Skye Boat Song
  • Sleepy Maggie
  • Some Say The Devil's Dead
  • Speed The Plow
  • Stirling Castle
  • Stool Of Repentance, The
  • Stormont Lads, The
  • Strip The Willow
  • Sweet Molly
  • Tae The Begging I Will Go
  • Tae The Weavers Gin Ye Go
  • Tam Glen
  • Tartan Plaidie
  • Templehouse
  • Ten-pound Fiddle, The
  • Teribus March
  • Teviot Brig
  • Tha Biodag Aig Mac Thomais (Thomson Has A Dirk)
  • Tha Mi Tinn Leis A' Ghaol (I Am Lovesick)
  • Thalaidhinn Thu (I Would Lullaby You)
  • There Was A Lad
  • There's Few Gude Fellows When Jamie's Awa
  • This Is No My Ain Home
  • This Is No My Plaid
  • Timour The Tartar
  • To Daunton Me
  • Touch Not The Nettle
  • Tullybardine's Reel
  • Turn Ye To Me
  • Weaver's March, The
  • Westering Home
  • Wha Wadna Fecht For Charlie
  • Whistle O'er The Lave O't
  • White Jock
  • Wi' A Hundred Pipers
  • Willafjord
  • Willie Was A Wanton Wag
  • Winter It Is Past, The
  • Women Are A' Gane Wud, The
  • Wounded Hussar, The
  • Ye Banks And Braes
  • Ye'll Aye Be Welcome Home Again
  • Young Glasgow


Product IDCOBS012890901
Editor/Arranger Loesberg, John
Instrumentation All Instruments
Publisher Ossian Publications
Language Eng
Media Book
No of Pages120