The Heartbreak Hornpipe composed by Helen Forbes

A sad title for a happy wee tune written on tin whistle. Not played quite so pointed as the sheet music may suggest. Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: Hornpipe Listen: https://soundcloud.com/madparrot/the-heartbreak-hornpipe1 If you have a question for Helen Forbes you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

The Wee Dafty composed by Innes Watson

Everyone knows one. Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: Hornpipe Listen: If you have a question for Innes Watson you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.

The Granton Fish Bowl composed by Simon Thoumire

I wrote this tune in the nineties whilst working with the Live Music Now Organisation. I can’t remember much about it apart from I seemed to be playing for opening of a fish bowl in Granton (Edinburgh). Hey ho… Composer website: http://www.simonthoumire.com Publisher: PRS for Music Tune type: Hornpipe Listen: If you have a question […]

Dr MJ Leonard’s Farewell to Kilmarnock Road composed by Marie and Kenneth MacKenzie

This tune was written for the retirement of Dr Maurice Leonard from his GP practice which he served as senior partner for many years. Composer website: Publisher: PRS/MCPS Registered Tune type: Hornpipe Listen: https://soundcloud.com/kenny-mackenzie/dr-mj-leonards-farewell-to-kilmarnock-road-final If you have a question for Marie and Kenneth MacKenzie you can contact them here. If there is no link there […]

Dr MJ Leonard’s Farewell to Kilmarnock Road composed by Kenneth and Marie MacKenzie

This tune was written for the retirement of Dr Maurice Leonard from his GP practice which he served as senior partner for many years. Composer website: Publisher: PRS/MCPS registered Tune type: Hornpipe Listen: If you have a question for Kenneth and Marie MacKenzie you can contact them here. If there is no link there is […]

John The Bottle composed by Peter Michael Rowan

Written for John Preedy, who ran the Whitehaven Bottle Recovery service in the early 80s, and was killed whilst riding his bike from Whitehaven to Workington. Composer website: http://www.rblmusic.com Publisher: Tune type: Hornpipe Listen:

Cheek 2 Cheek composed by Chris Djuritschek

An upbeat 2/4 pipe tune played with a definite swing/jazz syncopated groove to it. Pipers – tape both C’s & F’s down to naturals.