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Once a year in May I invite people to come for a day's music-making in my home town of Crieff (see The Gathering pages). The ticket for the event is a tunebook, all the tunes in which are played on the day. Past tunebooks are available to download below, digital format only (PDF files).


Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Volume 5
Volume 6
Volume 7
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The Gathering Tunebook Volume 1

The Gathering 1

Published: May 2012
Pages: 20
Tunes: 44
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume One:

  • Back o' Benachie
  • Barnyards o' Delgaty
  • Bonnie Lass Come Ower the Burn
  • Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie O
  • Bottom of the Punchbowl
  • Captain Campbell
  • Cenneag Mhor
  • Colgrave Sound
  • Come By the Hills
  • Comin' Thro' the Rye
  • Corn Riggs
  • Corriechoillie's Welcome
  • Dark Island
  • Drummond Castle
  • Dunse Dings A'
  • Farewell to Gairloch
  • Fear a Figue
  • Gathering Waltz
  • Glenside Polka No.1
  • Glenside Polka No.2
  • Green Hills of Tyrol
  • Greenwoodside
  • Headlands
  • Hector the Hero
  • Highland Harry
  • I Bhi Ada
  • I Would Travel
  • Jock o' Hazeldean
  • Johnny McIljohn's No.1
  • Kate Dalrymple
  • Lea Rig
  • Lochanside
  • McEwan's Barn
  • Neevie Neevie Nick Nack
  • Patrick O'Connor's Polkas
  • Queen Mary's Escape
  • Queen's Welcome to Invercauld
  • Rothesay Bay
  • Scotland the Brave
  • Shepherd's Wife
  • Teribus
  • Waters of Kylesku
  • Well May Chairlie Wear the Crown
  • Wild Rose of the Mountain

Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).



The Gathering Tunebook Volume 2

Scottish Slow Session 2

Published: May 2013
Pages: 20
Tunes: 36
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume Two:

  • Alistair's Jig/Mairi Robertson's Jig
  • Angus MacLeod
  • Battle of Waterloo
  • Believe Me If AllÉ
  • Bennachie Sunrise
  • Black Velvet Band
  • Bonnie Galloway
  • Cam Ye By Atholl?
  • Captain Byng
  • Cold Winds from Ben Wyvis
  • Corporal, The
  • Dirty Old Town
  • Down Home Waltz
  • Farewell to the Glen
  • Farquhar & Hettie's
  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Gathering Jig
  • Gentle Maiden
  • Hayden Fancy
  • Her Mantle So Green
  • Jenny Lind Polka
  • John Clifford's No.1
  • Kintail Lullaby
  • Landlady of Inver Inn
  • Little Diamond
  • Lovat Scouts
  • Maggie West's Waltz
  • Major Graham of Inchbrakie
  • Sarah's Song
  • Seneca Square Dance
  • Strathearn
  • Sussie
  • Symon Brodie
  • Toureendarby Polka
  • Waltz of the Little Girls
  • Wild Colonial Boy

Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).


The Gathering Tunebook Volume 3

Gathering 3

Published: May 2014
Pages: 20
Tunes: 38
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume Three:

  • Ale Is Dear
  • Battle of Waterloo
  • Calum Beag
  • Calum's Road
  • Drunken Piper
  • Eibhlin
  • Galway Hornpipe
  • Gathering March
  • Hamnataing
  • Hamnavoe Polka
  • High Road to Linton
  • Highland Cathedral
  • Highland Cradle Song
  • Highland Laddie
  • Hut On Staffin Island
  • Inverness Gathering
  • Irene Anderson's
  • Jacqueline's Waltz
  • Johnny McIljohn's
  • Kate Dalrymple
  • Kate Martin's Waltz
  • Lisnagun
  • Loudon's Bonnie Woods
  • Man's a Man for A' That
  • Navvy on the Line
  • Oliver Jack
  • Raglan Road
  • Ross Memorial Hospital
  • Spootiskerry
  • Scots Wha Hae
  • Stan Chapman's
  • Tail Toddle
  • We're No Awa' Tae Bide Awa'
  • Wee Highland Laddie
  • West Fork Girls
  • Will Ye No Come Back Again
  • Willafjord
  • Wind from the South
Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).

The Gathering Tunebook Volume 4

Gathering 4

Published: May 2015
Pages: 20
Tunes: 41
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume Four:

  • Alewife and her Barrels
  • Auld Hoose, The
  • Capt Byng
  • Castle Kelly
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Colliston March, The
  • Corporal, The
  • Covenanters, The
  • Cuckoo's Nest
  • Drumleys
  • Eleanor Plunkett
  • Fairy Dance
  • Farewell to Glasgow
  • Frosty Morning (American)
  • Furrow's End, The
  • Gathering Hornpipe
  • Gathering Waltz
  • Hey the Bonnie Breast Knots
  • Highland Lassie
  • Inns' Dhomh'sa Cail Thu Cadal
  • Jumping Geordie
  • Kilt is My Delight
  • Leaving Lochboisdale
  • Leezie Lindsay
  • Liberton Pipe Band
  • Linda & Neil's Waltz
  • Liverpool Hornpipe
  • Maggie West's Waltz
  • Mairi's Hornpipe
  • Massacre of Glencoe
  • Mo Chuachag Laghach
  • Nicola's Hornpipe
  • Och is Duine Truagh Mi
  • Rory MacLeod
  • Sandy Duff
  • Shannons of Barnton
  • Tralee Gaol
  • Tweeedside
  • Welcome, Charlie Stewart
  • What's a' the Steer Kimmer
  • You're Welcome Home
Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).

The Gathering Tunebook Volume 5

Gathering 5

Published: May 2016
Pages: 20
Tunes: 38
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume Five:

  • Banks o' Clyde
  • Braes Abune Bonawe
  • Braigh Loch Iall
  • Brave Lads of Gallawater
  • Cameron Men's Polka No.2
  • Colin's Cattle
  • Comin' Thro' the Rye
  • Cray House Reel, The
  • Cray House Strathspey, The
  • Crodh Chailin
  • David Williamson's Hornpipe
  • Elk's Festival, The
  • Far an Bi Mi Fhim
  • Flett from Flotta
  • Gathering Reel, The
  • Gathering Waltz, The
  • Harriot Hope's
  • Hills of Mull, The
  • Kirks Hornpipe, The
  • Lady Dalrymple of N Berwick
  • Loch Katrine's Lady
  • Loch Ruan
  • Lord Lovat's Lament
  • Morag Haig-Thomas
  • Mrs Campbell of Shinness
  • Old Rustic Bridge, The
  • Over the Waterfall
  • Reel of Tullochgorum, The
  • Roll Her On the Hill
  • Salmon Tails Up the Water
  • Skye Glen Waltz, The
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • Sunset on Skaill
  • This Is No My Ain Hoose
  • Victoria Hornpipe, The
  • Wandering Drummer, The
  • When the Battle Is O'er
  • Wind from the South, The
Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).

The Gathering Tunebook Volume 6

Gathering 6

Published: May 2017
Pages: 20
Tunes: 41
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume Six:

  • Battle of the Somme
  • Black Douglas, The
  • Boys of Blue Hill
  • Bruce's Address
  • Burning of Crieff, The
  • Church Street Polka
  • Cobbler, The
  • Comin' Thro' the Rye
  • Crookit Bawbee, The
  • Dawning of the Day, The
  • Dream Valley of Glendaruel
  • Farley Bridge
  • Gathering Polka
  • Gathering Waltz
  • Glenlyon
  • Highland Mary
  • Hut On Staffin Island, The
  • Kelly the Boy from Killane
  • Lammas Tide, The
  • Liberty
  • Many's the Thing I Saw
  • Maxwelltown Braes
  • Minstrel Boy, The
  • Miss Girdle
  • Miss Maria Stewart
  • Mr & Mrs MacLean of Snaigow
  • Nigel's Wonderful Inspiration
  • Off to California
  • Piper's Ceilidh, The
  • Rowan Tree, The
  • Seonaidh's Tune
  • Shute is Scary
  • St Giles' Cathedral
  • St Mary's Polka
  • Starry Night for a Ramble
  • Sunset on Foula
  • Tatties and Herring
  • Tignabruaich
  • Waltz for Kylin
  • Wells Waltz
  • White Cockade, The
  • Ye Banks and Braes
Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).

The Gathering Tunebook Volume 7

Gathering 7

Published: May 2018
Pages: 20
Tunes: 41
Size: A5


Digital version
£2.50

PDF Format
Digital version TAB £2.50
Mandolin tablature

 Tunes in Volume Seven:

  • Back o' Bennachie
  • Barnyards o' Delgaty
  • Barren Rocks of Aden
  • Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie
  • Boys of Blue Hill
  • Calmer Weather
  • Cam Ye By Athol?
  • Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle
  • Castles in the Air
  • Dornoch Links
  • Drummond Castle
  • Ferry Reel, Da
  • Gathering Strathspey
  • Gathering Waltz
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Greenwoodside
  • Glenside Polkas
  • Harvest Home
  • High Road to Linton
  • Hundred Pipers, The
  • Lay Dee at Dee
  • Lilting Banshe
  • Loch Torridon
  • Lochanside
  • Lucy Farr's Barndance
  • Margaret's Waltz
  • Midnight On the Water
  • Mormond Braes
  • Mrs Jamieson's Favourite
  • Orange and Blue
  • Out On the Ocean
  • Rope Waltz, The
  • Ross Memorial Hospital, The
  • Slockit Light, Da
  • Stronsay Waltz, The
  • Up an' Awa' wi' the Laverock
  • Waltz for Kylin
  • Wee Jan, The
  • Whelan's Hornpipe
  • When the Battle Is O'er
Also available as part of a bundle (see the bundles page).
 Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire | nigelgatherer@mac.com