Battlefield Band - Forward With Scotland's Past (Book)

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Published in 1988, this collection features 90 tunes and 44 songs which have formed part of Battlefield Band's repertoire. All the tunes in the book have appeared on a Battlefield Band album and the pieces selected are either traditional, or composed by past members of Battlefield Band, including Alan Reid, Brian McNeill, Dougie Pincock, Alistair Russell, Ged Foley & Duncan MacGillivray

The music is divided into three sections:

  • Bagpipe tunes
  • Fiddle and other tunes
  • Songs

List of Pipe Tunes:

Crann Tara (The Fiery Cross) / Madadh Ruadh / Conway's farewell / Short-Coated Mary / E Kostez An Henbont / Togail Curs Air Leodhas (Setting A Course For Lewis) / The Five Sisters / The Rising Moon Reel / The Struggle / The Farmer's Daughter / The Unmade Bed / Lady Doll Sinclair / The Tide's Out / Dougie's Decision / Wille Roy's Loomhouse / Christmas Carousal / Knopogue / Reid's Rant / Sandy Thompson / Tending The Steer / The Calrossie Cattle Wife / Kilcoy's March / Dick Gossip's Reel / Joseph MacDonald's Jig / The Snuff Wife

List of Fiddle & Other Tunes:
Return to Kahmagiro / The Cuddy With The Wooden Leg / Muineira Sul Sacrato Della Chiesa (The Jig Danced On The Church Square) / Hyo Y Frwyen / The Left Handed Fiddler / The Floating Cowbar / The Ships Are Sailing / Lucy Campbell / June Apple / Brodick Castle / Anst'er Market / The Pilgrim's March / She's Late But She's Timely / The Anchor Steam Reel / the Hook of Holland / The man With Two Women / McHugh's Other Foot / Anthem / The Watchmaker's Daughter / Lord Haddo's Favourite / The Presbyterian Hornpipe / The Hurricane / Cockle Geordie / Miss Graham / Miss Thompson / Look Across The Water / Mrs Garden of Troup / The Keelman Ower Land / Major Malley's March / Major Malley's Reel / Jenny Nettles / Dunottar Castle / Miss Lyall / Small Coals For Nailers / Bleaton Gardens / Miss MacLeod's Minuet

List of Songs:
Celtic Hotel / Seacoalers / Jock The Can / The Tail O' The Bank / The Rovin' Dies Hard / The Silver Darlin's / The Devil's Only Daughter / The Dear Green Place / After Hours / Montrose / Island Earth No More / Carnlough bay / The Snows of France and Holland /  Miner's wives / I Am The Common Man / The Yew Tree / A Chance As Good As Any / The Green Plaid / The Image Of God / Shining Clear / Gala water / Lads O' The Fair / The Boar And The Fox / Up And Waur Them A' Willie / Seven Braw Gowns / My Last Farewell To Stirling / Christ Has My Hart Ay / I Hae Nae Kith, I Hae Nae Kin / The Battle of Falkirk Muir / Lang Jonny Moir / The Battle of Harlaw / The Tamosher / Wae's Me For Prince Charlie / Lady Kilmarnock's Lament / The Atholl Gathering / The Boys That Broke The Ground / Blue Jay And The Cardinal / The Laverock Sang / The Bonnie Wee Lassie That Never Said No / It Was All For Our Rightful King / Jamie Raeburn / The Bonny Labouring Boy / The Invitation To  Funeral / The Lair Of Udny's Wa's 

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Further Info

Publisher: Kinmor Music
First Published: 1988
Temple Records Catalogue Number: BK 002
ISBN: 0951120417

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