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Set 17: Battle of Dragons
The Battle of the Somme/The Boy's Lament for his Dragon

Battle of the Somme

This set is part of the following collections:

Pipe Major William Laurie died during the first world war, not long after composing his best known tune The Battle of the Somme. I learned The Boy's Lament for his Dragon from a Jimmy Shand recording. It is also known as The 72nd Highlanders Farewell to Aberdeen.

This set and other Scottish session tunes can be found in The Scottish Slow Session Volume 1, available from my Online Store.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |