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With so many different types of pipes in different keys and players from different musical backgrounds, sometimes it can be tricky to think of what to play when pipers get together for a tune. Some suggestions are listed below. The dots can be readily found on the Internet on sites such as JC's ABC Tune Finder or The Session.

Scottish tunes
Believe me if all those Endearing Young Charms (aka My Lodging is on the Cold Ground)
The Brolum
Calliope House
Cameron Highlanders (aka Cameron Quickstep)
Coulter's Candy
Dinkey's (aka Dinkie Dorian's)
Mairi's Wedding (aka The Lewis Bridal Song)
Miss Menzies of Culdare
My Home Town
Old Bean Waltz
The Oyster Wife's Rant (aka Am Muileann Dubh or The Black Mill)
The Scotsaire Hornpipe - International Collection Book 1
The Rock & The Wee Pickle Tow (aka O'Sullivan's March)
Sands of Loch Bee (aka The Shores of Loch Bee or The Road to Gerinish) - Cabar Feidh Collection
Song of the Solway Sands  - J. Agnew (30 Years of LBPS Tunes)
Setting a Course for Lewis (aka Togail curs air Leodhas)

Irish tunes
A Tailor I was seeking and a Piper I found
Come by the Hills (aka Buachaill ón Éirne)
For Ireland I'd Not Tell Her Name (aka ‘Ar Éirinn Ni ‘Neosfainn Ce Hi)
Frieze Breeches (aka Friar's Britches or Cunla)
Lonach Lasses (aka Jenny Lind)
Boxwood tunes - Cape Breton style & others
Argeers (aka Wedding Night) - from Playford
Atholl Highlanders' Farewell to Loch Katrine
Blair Drummond
Branle d'Ecosse (aka Scottish Brawl)
Captain Campbell
Captain Carswell
Daniels Harbour Breakdown
Haughs of Cromdale
Jolly Lads
Lady Erskine
Mary MacDonald (strathspey)
Miss (Sarah) Drummond of Perth (aka Calum Crubach)
North Highland Dance - from Patrick McDonald Collection
Old Sir Symon the King
Reel of Tulloch - from the playing of Mary MacDonald
Sandy Cameron
Sound of Mull

Below are som
e suggested tunes for playing on uilleann pipes and Scottish smallpipes. The first 13 tunes is from a list compiled at the Castlemaine Weekend 2012 as the pipers sat together and discovered which tunes they knew in common. There are two documents containing tunes especially for playing on Scottish smallpipes, compiled by Geoff Jones. O'Rourke's Reel and The Wild Irishman were taught to workshop participants present at the Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson evening of piping in March 2015. These tunes can begin to form a common repertoire amongst pipers, or simply a list of suggested tunes for those wondering which tunes to learn next.