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Essential Tunes Volume 2
Essential Tunes Volume 2

The companion CD features Dugald MacNeill performing each of the pieces on the practice chanter.

This is an excellent book for novice pipers interested in establishing a strong and practical basic repertoire.
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This recently released (2006) College of Piping publication contains 57 standard tunes for the highland bagpipe.

CD Included.
  • 2/4 Marches:
  • 25th (KOSB's) Farewell to Meerut, The Bens of Jura, The King George V's Army 72nd's Farewell to Aberdeen, The Atholl and Breadalbane Gathering, The Greenwood Side, Jenny's Bawbee, Johnny Cope Black Bear Hornpipe, Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle, The Drunken Piper, Corn Rigs, MacKay's Farewell to the 74th Corriechoillie's 43 Welcome to the Northern Meeting.
  • 4/4 Marches:
  • I'm No' Awa' Tae Bide Awa', The Battle of Waterloo, Jennie's Black E'e.
  • 3/4 Marches: Lord Byron, The Heroes of Vittoria, Colin's Cattle, Sir Colin Campbell's Farewell to the Crimea, Far o'er Struy.
  • 6/8 Marches:
  • Hot Punch, Midlothian Pipe Band, The Cock o' the North, The MacDonald's Away to the War, Dovecote Park, Kenmure's On And Awa' Willie The Campbells are Coming, Atholl Highlanders, Colonel Robertson of Toronto, The Cameron Men. Slow Marches: Garb of Old Gaul, The Borderers, The Leaving Lismore, The Saffron Kilt, The Wandering Piper, Mairi Bhan Og, My Lodging's on the Cold Ground, Lord Lovat's Lament, Bonnie Hoose o' Airlie.
  • Slow Air:
  • The Flower of Scotland. Strathspeys: Cutty's Wedding, McPhedran's Strathspey, Miss Ada Crawford, Monymusk, Stirling Castle, The Braes o' Mar, Because He Was a Bonny Lad.
  • Reels:
  • The Ale Is Dear, The Mason's Apron, General Stewart of Garth, Sandy Duff, Granny Duncan, The Wind That Shakes the Barley.
  • Jig:
  • Cork Hill. Hornpipe: Joe McGann's Fiddle.

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