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Scottish Music - Traditional and Modern

In the Highlands, the Clan Chief's household included not only the bard (an hereditary position with chieftain standing), but a harper, piper and even someone to carry the piper's bagpipes!

Scottish music is the very breath of life to highlanders, with traditional Gaelic songs for every imaginable task and occasion. As early as the 12th century, the highlands had a reputation as the fountainhead of the art of music. That ever-evolving tradition lives on in Scottish music today, keeping many of it's traditional aspects, and undeniably influencing many other musical styles.

Choose from Celtic music, traditional Scottish bagpipe music, or modern Scottish folk-rock and new age music.

Buy music from Scotland:

Celtic Twilight
Celtic Twilight, Vol. 1


Mythic romance from a variety of well-known Celtic music artists

Bagpipes and Drums of Scotland
Bagpipes & Drums of Scotland


Traditional Scottish Music

The Edge
The Edge


Alyth McCormack - from the Western Isles, she sings in Gaelic, haunting and beautiful

Perthshire Amber
Perthshire Amber

Dougie MacLean

An entirely instrumental recording in honor of MacLean's homeland featuring beautiful arrangements of traditional Scottish instruments

Piping Hot: Celtic Bagpipe Collection
Piping Hot: Celtic Bagpipe Collection


Pipes, pipes and more pipes! A very popular collection of bagpipe music

Scottish Celtic Bagpipes
Atmospheres : Scottish Celtic Bagpipes


Another nice collection of bagpipe music, selections include Amazing Grace

Bold
Bold


Shetland "fiddling" by Catriona MacDonald

Highland King - The Scottish Lute
Highland King - The Scottish Lute, Vol II


Gifted artist Ronn McFarlane performs traditional Scottish music

Best of Capercallie
Dusk Till Dawn - The Best of Capercallie


Lively tunes from Scotland's premier folk-rock band, Capercaillie, featuring the amazing vocals of Karen Matheson and some fantastic fiddling

Ceol Mor
Ceol Mor


Modern piping - various artists

The Peathog Fairies - Mellowosity
Mellowosity


Scottish Jazz from the Isle of Skye - complete with pipes

Dreaming Sea
Dreaming Sea


Karen Matheson sings a mix of songs from the traditional Gaelic through the modern Celtic

Sons of Somerled
Sons of Somerled


Scotsman Steven MacDonald's rich voice combines with modern instruments (and pipes, of course) in this tribute to the men of Scotland. Scottish Celtic and traditional songs, includes Loch Lomond and Scotland the Brave

Natalie MacMaster Live
Live


Natalie MacMaster's wonderful fiddling - double CD set includes some of the best Irish and Scottish fiddle music ever performed




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