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Welcome to Nigel Gatherer's ABC collection. The collection consists of tunes which I have transcribed whilst discussing them on newsgroups, mailing lists and by email. To download a tune, click on its name in the lists. To extract all the tunes at once (356), click here. To find out more about ABC notation, go to the ABC home page.

Some of these tunes are also available in standard notation and mandolin tablature.To access these click on the [tab] marked next to the title.

Email me with any comments or criticisms. Last updated: 1st March 2002 (most recent tunes marked * ).

Nigel Gatherer

Scottish Tunes

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Atholl Braes #1
Atholl Braes #2
Bedding of the Bride
Bonnie Lass of Fisherrow
Bottom of the Punch Bowl   [tab]
Braes of Auchtertyre
Braes of Glendochert
Bramley Brae
Bridge of Perth I
Brumley Brae, The
Calum Beag
Charles Sutherland
Clean Pea Strae
Crieff Fair
Dram Shell
Duchess of Atholl's Slipper
Duchess' Slipper, The
Dumbarton Drums
Dunkeld Steeple
The Fairy Dance
Fang the Fiddlers
Fear a Figue
Findlater's Highland Fling
Flowers of Edinburgh #2
Flowers of Edinburgh #3
Francis T Robertson
Hamish the Carpenter
Hen's March to the Midden
Highland Fling
I'm O'er Young to Marry Yet
Irvine Steeple
J B Milne
James Scott Skinner
John Howatt's Reel
Jumping Geordie
Lads of Leith
Lady Belhaven
Loch Ordie
Lord George Gordon Lennox
Mairi's Wedding
Marquis of Tullibardine
Mason's Apron
* Miss Jean Milligan
Moulin Dhu
Mr Menzies of Culdares
Mrs Norman MacKeigan
New Bob
New Shillin'
New Town of Edinburgh
Old Grey Cat, The
Old Reel
Reel of Tullochgorum
Sir Adam Ferguson's
Spey In Spate   [tab]
* Tea Gardens, The
Tinker's Horse, The
Traditional Reel in G
Waverley Steps
Willie Taylor's Fiddle

Andy Dejarlis Jig 1
Andy Dejarlis Jig 2
Auld Gudeman, The
Battle of Sherrifmuir
C K Sharpe's Fav
Charlie Gore's Birthday
Charlie Hunter
Cold Winds from Ben Wyvis
Drover Lads
Drummond Castle
* Drunken Parson, The
Dudley Street
Edinburgh Jigg
Edinburgh Musical Fund
Elizabeth Donald
Elsie Marley
Go To the Devil...
Golden Pheasant
Highlander's Jig
Hundred Pipers
* I Hae a Wife of My Ain
Jamie Rae
Jig Run Rig, The
John O'Groats Jig
Little Pickle
* Maids of Arrochar
Marchmont House
Miss Grace Hay's Delight
Miss Margaret Mclachlan
Mist Covered Mountains
Mrs Charles Menteath
Mrs Grace Bowie
New Years Day
Oliphant of Condie's
Sailor's Wife, The
Sgian Dubh   [tab]
Sir Torquil Monroe
Thornton Jig
Trip to Kilkenny

Aboyne Castle
Alister McAlister (Am)
Alister McAlister (Bm)
Ben Lomond
Bridge of Perth II
Burn O' Craigie
Callam Brougach
Calum Breugach
Captain Campbell
Cutting Ferns [tab]
Duke of Gordon's Birthday
Frank Gilruth
Devil In the Kitchen
Hogmany Strathspey
I'm O'er Young to Marry
Innis Dhombs' Ca'l Cadal
Inverary Castle
Loch Long
J Scott Skinner
Lady Anne Hope
Lady Elizabeth Lindsay
Lady Haddo
Lawson's Strathspey
Madam Frederick
McKenzie Hay   [tab]
Marchioness of Huntly
Marquis, The
Marquis of Huntly's Snuff Mill
Miss Hope's Strathspey
Mrs Crawford
Mrs Oliphant of Condie's
Mrs Ramsay of Barnton
* Niel Gow's Compliments...
Rothiemurchus Rant
Royal Gift
Sands of Munness
Scott Skinner's Rockin' Step
The Shakin's o' the Pocky
Stormont Lads
Whistle O'er the Lave O't

72nd's Farewell to Aberdeen
Battle of Sherrifmuir
Battle of the Somme
Bonawe Highlanders
Boy's Lament for his Dragon
Cameron Highlanders
Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle   [tab]
Donald's Awa Tae the War
Gay Gordons, The
Highland Soldier
Leslie's March
Lord Breadalbane's March
MacGregor's March I
MacGregor's March II
McKenzie Highlanders
March of the Cameron Men
Miss Wharton Duff 1
Miss Wharton Duff 2
Sir William Noble's Quickstep
The Skye Gathering
Sweet Maid of Mull

Airs & Song Airs
Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond
Brave Lewie Roy
Christ Child's Lullaby   [tab]
Dark Island
Dunnigall's Rant
Gallways Lament
Green Hills of Tyrol
Hallow Een
I Fee'd a Lad at Michaelmas
I Loved a Lass
I'm A' Doun For Lack O' Johnnie
Johnny Jigamy
Lament for Abercairney
Lament for Rev. Archie Beaton
Langour of Love, The
Lochaber No More
Long Er Onie Old Man
Miller's Daughter
Miller's Rant
Miller's Wedding
Miss Campbell of Saddell's
Mormond Braes
Niel Gow's Comps...
Our Highland Queen
Star o' Robbie Burns
The Waulking o' the Fauld
We're No Awa Tae Bide Awa
Old Man
Parcel of Rogues
Robert Cormack, Aberdeen
Westering Home
What Pain I've Endured...


Duke of Buccleugh's Tune
Flowers of Edinburgh #1
Irish Tune, Ane
Morven's Waltz
Of A' the Airts...
Old Polka
Rope Waltz, The
Silver Wings Polka
Caledonian Laddie
Clyde Hornpipe
Miss Baird of Saughtonhall's
Steam Boat, The
Trumpet Hornpipe

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