Suggested Tunes

Here is a list of several of the Scottish, Irish and other tunes in my piping repertoire, including suggestions for a wedding, or a funeral or memorial service. If you have a favorite bagpipe tune (or just a favorite song) you don’t see here, ask about it. I may know it or be able to learn it, depending on the tune and the time available before your event.

Bagpipes at a Wedding: Tune Ideas

I can provide music as the guests arrive, play the processional and/or the recessional, and provide music during or after the service, as you wish.

Wedding March
Love Divine (Hyferdol arrangement)
A Love Song for Deborah Anne (lovely 3/4 waltz signature)
Amazing Grace
Highland Wedding
Highland Cathedral
Mari’s Wedding
Murdo’s Wedding
Ode to Joy

Bagpipes for Memorials and Gravesides

During and/or after the service, or at the graveside, typically the pipes play as the casket is carried from the hearse to graveside and at the close of the ceremony; a hymn mid-service is often requested.

Amazing Grace
Martyrdom (Alas and Did My Saviour Bleed)
Flowers of the Forest
Going Home
Lord Lovat’s Lament
Lochaber No More
Danny Boy
Donald Blue
Piobaireachds:
Lament for the Old Sword
Lament for Mary Macleod
Lament for Donald of Lagan

Brigadoon

Lord Lovat’s Lament & The Funeral Dance
As per the original score, or abbreviated according to the choreography of your production.

Plus piping pre-show, intermission, or curtain-call, as desired.

Additional Repertoire

Hymns

Amazing Grace
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Love Divine (Hyferdol)
Be Still My Soul
Nearer My God to Thee
Abide with Me
Alas and Did my Savior Bleed (Martyrdom tune)
Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (Ode to Joy)

Slow and Quick Marches, Strathpeys, Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Slow Airs including:
Scotland the Brave/The Rowan Tree/Will Ye No’ Come Back Again/Johnnie Scobee
Pipe Major Robert Martin/Flett from Flotta/Jimmy Findlater
Crags of Tumbledown Mountain
Donald Maclean’s Farewell to Oban
Major Lewis at Clachantrushal
Glenfinnan Highland Gathering
Colonel MacLean of Ardgour
The 24th Guards Brigade at Anzio
A Man’s a Man for a’That
LochansideThe Mist Covered Mountains
My HomeHector the Hero
Bonnie George Campbell
The Skye Boat Song
The Cradle Song
She Moved Through the Fair
The Road to the IslesGlendaaruel Highlanders
Pipe Major Donald MacLean of Lewis
The Battle of the Somme
Bathgate Highland Gathering
The Green Hills of Tyrol
When the Battle’s O’er
Leaving ArdtornishRocking the Baby
Jack’s Jig
Tripping up the Stairs
The Curlew
Kenny Gillies of Portnalong, Skye
The Bride’s Jig
Arniston Castle
Susan MacLeod
Dorrator Bridge
The Rose Among the Heather
The Devil in the Kitchen
Orange and Blue
Caledonian CanalThe Blackberry Bush
Captain Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree
Alick C. MacGregor
The High Road to Linton
Jock Wilson’s Ball
The Brown Haired Maid
The Piper of Drummond
Kiss the Train GoodbyeThe Army Goes Rolling Along
The Marine Hymn
Wearin’ o the Green
Notre Dame Fight Song
Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech

Ask about your favorite tune or special request.

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