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K2v1-4 = Kerr's First/Second/Third/Fourth Collections of Merry Melodies  (More Info)
K2v5 = Kerr's Caledonian Collection  (More Info)
K2v6 = Kerr's Collection of Merry Melodies for the Piano
K2v7 = Kerr's Collection of Reels and Strathspeys
K2v8 = Kerr's Violin Instructor and Irish Folk-Song Album
K2v9 = Kerr's Thistle Collection
K2v10 = Kerr's Modern Dance Album


All annotations are by Nigel Gatherer unless otherwise stated.

Last updated: 18th June, 2001

Title Key Book   Notes
42nd Highlander's Farewell D K3,47
74th Highlanders Quickstep, The A K5,6
Quickstep. Recordings: Pibroch MacKenzie, The Mull Fiddler (1969)
93rd's Farewell to Gibralter A K1,49
Athole Highlanders, The A K3,29
"Quickstep". The tune celebrates the last private army in the UK. Aka Atholl Highlanders and Athol Highlanders. Recordings: Bob Smith's Ideal Band, Better Than an Orchestra (1977); Boys of the Lough, The Piper's Broken Finger (1976); Heritage, When the Dancin' It's A' Done (1980); Sprangeen (1984); Tannahill Weavers, IV (1981); Whistlebinkies 5 (1988)
Barren Rocks of Aden D K5,3 Quickstep.Recordings: Bob Smith's Ideal Band, Better Than An Orchestra (1977); Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, Prom (1980)
Brave Lewie Roy C K2v3p45 Recordings: Jock Tamson's Bairns (1980).
Brian Boroum's March Am K5,18
Caledonian March D K1,49 (Nigel John Greig played an American tune on the banjo which turned out to be this tune - find out what he called it.)
Celtic Society's Quickstep A K3,46
Culloden Day A K3,46
Dornoch Links A K1,48
"Quickstep" (in K5).
Downfall of Paris, The G K4,40
Drunken Piper, The Am K5,4 Quickstep. Recordings: Silly Wizard, Silly Wizard (1976); Scottish Fiddle Orchestra, Prom (1980); Golden Fiddle Awards (1978)
Fingal's Cave G K1,48
French March I G K1,30
Glendaurel Highlanders, The A K5,4 Quickstep. Recordings: Strings of Scotland (1975)
Glengarry's March A K3,46
"Quickstep" (in K5).
God Save Ireland D K8,35 Irish
Grand March G K6,15
Heights of Alma, The A K5,3 Quickstep. Aka The Alma.Recordings: Bob Smith's Ideal Band, Better Than an Orchestra (1977)
Hey Johnnie Cope D K3,41 Recordings: Tannahill Weavers, IV (1981)
Highland Brigade at Waterloo, The Am K6,10 "Bagpipe tune"
Highland Laddie A K5,5 Quickstep
Highland Quickstep G K1,47
Hills of Glenorchy Em K1,47
"Quickstep" (in K5)
Inveraray March G K3,46
Inverness Gathering, The A K1,47
Johnnie Cope D K3,41 Aka Hey Johnnie Cope.
Killiecrankie D K1,49 Known in Ireland as Planxty Davis.
Kilty Lads, The Em K5,5 Quickstep
Lochiel's March Em K1,47
Logan Water D K3,47
Lord Napier of Magdala D K6,13
MacDonald's March, The A K3,47
MacGregor's March D K3,46 This is reminiscent of Over the Hills and Far Away
MacKenzie Highlander's March A K5,3 Quickstep
March I Am K1,49
March to the Battlefield D K8,17 Irish
Miss Forbes's Farewell to Banff G K3,45
Mrs McDonald G K1,48 Aka The Island of Mull.
My Braw Highland Laddie C K1,47
Napoleon Crossing the Alps Am K6,12 Quickstep
Oh! For the Swords of Former Time A K8,16 Irish
Prince Albert's March A K6,10 "Bagpipe tune"
Prince Charlie's Welcome to the Isle of Skye G K2v3p45 This is known in Ireland as [forgotten]
Quickstep I D K1,47 Quickstep
Quick-Step II Am K1,48 Quickstep
Quickstep III G K1,49 Quickstep
Rose of Allandale C K6,15
Signal March G K7,37
Soldier and his Kilt, The A K6,11 Quickstep "Bagpipe tune"
Trysting Rock, The G K6,11 Quickstep "Bagpipe tune"
Wha' Widna Fecht G K2,34 Aka Wha' Widna Fecht for Charlie and
Wha Saw the Forty-Second.