The Morrison Scottish Repertoire Book

A collection of Scottish Marches, Strathspeys, and Reels arranged for the Celtic harp.

    This new collection of 36 tunes contains harp arrangements of 12 marches, 12 strathspeys, and 12 reels. The tunes are arranged for playing alone or in sets. Each tune is provided in at least two keys, including one in a simplified arrangement of the tune.

Some of these tunes appear on Jo's recordings, including one from The Three Musics and nine from A Waulking Tour of Scotland.

Additional materials include suggestions for making tune sets, notes about the tunes, and a listing of recordings of the included tunes.

The best recommendation I can offer is the introduction to Jo Morrison's fine collection, "The Morrison Scottish Repertoire Book." The 3 pages of intro alone are worth the price of the book... plus, you get 36 arrangements: 12 each of marches, strathspeys and reels. Each tune appears in at least 2 keys and 2 "levels of challenge." This book is a must for Scottish harping, whether as a repertoire source or a reference for making your own versions of the arrangements. Do check it out!
            Cindy Shelhart, posting to the HarpList

All tunes in this book are available as digital scores via PDF files with PayPal payment to Scores run anywhere from $2 to $5; please contact Jo Morrison for exact pricing of the score you desire. Once you send the PayPal payment to Jo, she will email the score to you.

Click to download a complete PDF copy of this book for $14.


The tunes included are:
The Ale is Dear High Road to Linton
Arthur's Seat Highland Whisky
Battle of the Somme Inverness Rant
Battle of Waterloo Iron Man
Brig o' Perth Inverinate House
Brown Haired Maiden Marketplace of Inverness
Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle      Mrs. MacLeod of Raasay
Clan Morrison March Miss Girdle
Colin's Cattle Monymusk
Cuidich 'n Righ Munro's Rant
De'il Among the Tailors Nellie's Strathspey
Drunken Piper The Nutwood
Donald Blue O'er the Bows to Ballindalloch
Fairy Dance Short-Coated Mary
Flowers of Edinburgh Shepherd's Crook
A' Giulan a' Ghunna Sound of Sleat
Green Hills of Tyrol Tail Toddle
High Road to Gairloch Wings

Spiral bound, 96 pages.

Price $20, plus $7.75 shipping (Priority Mail, U.S. only. Inquire for international rates.) Will ship two books for the $7.75 shipping price.

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Jo Morrison
2537 Marston Road
New Windsor, MD

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