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Ho-ro-gheallaidh 4 (book)

Popular session tunes in Scotland. This latest volume comes by popular demand. Great tunes from new composers and old tunes that have stood the test of time to add to your Horo Gheallaidh collections 1, 2 and 3. This book is an essential addition to all fiddlers' Scottish repertoires.

Many of the tunes such as Aly's Watz, Doorus Mill, The Strayaway Child, The Cape Breton Fiddler's Welcome, Innisheer Milltimber King of the Mountains and many more, recorded on the best of Scottish albums.


Accordion, Fiddle, Mandolin, Whistle
Tune Types:
Air, Hornpipe, Jig, Reel, Strathspey, Waltz
Ceilidh, Hogmanay, St Andrew's Night
Bowing, Chords, Staff notation
Christine Martin
Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton
Book format:
Anne Hughes, Christine Martin

Table of contents

  • A’ Cur nan Gobhar
  • Albert Thomas’s 90th
  • Aly’s Waltz
  • Andy Brown’s Reel
  • Apples in Winter
  • Arthur Darley’s Swedish Jig
  • The Ass in the Graveyard
  • The Auld Hoose Gatherin’
  • The Banks of Loch Gowna
  • Barney’s Balmoral
  • Bessie Brown
  • Billy Thom’s Reel
  • The Blacksmith’s Daughter
  • Bombay Dog
  • Buntàta ’s Sgadan
  • The Brumley Brae
  • The Burning House
  • The Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Welcome to the Shetland Isles
  • Carrie’s Reel
  • Catharasis
  • Ciaran Tourish
  • The Concert Reel
  • Cooleys
  • Crabbit Shona
  • Da South End
  • Dillon Brown/Laington’s Reel
  • Doorus Mill
  • The Duck
  • Fàg a’ Phìob Bhochd
  • Farewell to Chernobyl
  • The Fisherman’s
  • Flashmac’s Skateboard
  • Green Gates
  • Hogtie’s Reel
  • The Humours of Cork
  • In and Out the Harbour
  • Inisheer
  • Islay Jig
  • Jig of the Clan Beag
  • The King of the Mountains/Grandfather Mountain
  • Johsefin’s Waltz
  • Julia Delaney
  • Kirsten’s Jig
  • Kitchen Girl
  • La Partida
  • Maids of Mount Cisco
  • Metsakukkia
  • Milltimber
  • Miss Girdle
  • The Model T Jig
  • Mowing the Machair
  • Mozart on the Rampage
  • The Mug of Brown Ale
  • The Musical Priest/North Brig of Edinburgh
  • No More Cages
  • The Old Dutch Churn
  • On the Wings of a Skorie
  • Osmosis
  • The Otter’s Holt
  • Paresis
  • Rakish Paddy
  • Rannie MacLennan
  • Reel Beatrice
  • Richard Dwyer’s
  • Rip/Tear the Calico
  • The Road to Sligo
  • The Salamanca
  • The Schoolhouse Jig
  • Sean Keane’s
  • The Silver Spear
  • Siobhan O’Donnell’s
  • Smoking in the Kitchen
  • Snaim a’ phosaidh
  • Stan Chapman’s
  • The Strayaway Child
  • The Swaggering Jig
  • Swinging on Home
  • Takin’ the Mick
  • Terry "Cuz" Tehan’s
  • The Thornton Jig
  • Toss the Feathers
  • Traditional Jig
  • A Waltz for Kylin
  • The Waterbed
  • Wes & Maggie’s Ceilidh Croft
  • Whisky Shmisky
  • Willie Cumming’s Rant
  • The Wise Maid


“The fourth collection in the series, like its predecessors is well laid out, clearly notated and contains around 50 of the most popular tunes which are currently popular at Scottish sessions"

Paul Anderson for Fiddle On Magazine

"this book should appeal to fiddlers far and wide and be a useful source book for bands looking for new material”

Paul Anderson