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Bibliography of Scottish traditional music

Here are some references that relate directly to Scottish traditional music that I have found useful over the years. Please send any additions to this list to me directly at simon.mckerrell (at) newcastle.ac.uk and I will add them here. There are undoubtedly some key references that I have forgotten to include here--please just let me know and I can add them. 

I'm hoping that this will be useful both for scholars and students of Scottish traditional music. I've listed it all here in alphabetical format for ease, but presumably it's useful if searching via the 'find' keywords etc. If you would like a copy of this in endnote or zotero or bibtex formats etc., just email me and I'll send you it on. 

If you would like to make this a collaborative effort (I would) please send me a good chunk of bibliography and I'll add it along with your name here so we can provide a really good resource for all. This will need to be sent to me in a bibliographic format so I can integrate it with this collection (I use Zotero, but most bibliographic formats to export should work fine). With thanks for their contributions to this bibliography thus far:

Virginia Blankenhorn

Ewan McVicar

Marina Dossena

Julia Bishop

You will find that the entire webpage here has been embedded with metadata which should allow one to capture the citations via any good bibliographic software.


Ahlander, Per G. L. 2011. A Life of Song, The Autobiography of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (Scotland: The Islands Book Trust)
Alburger, Mary Anne. 1983. Scottish fiddlers and their music (V. Gollancz)
———. 2003. ‘Simon Fraser s Airs and Melodies [1816]: An Instrumental Collection as a Source of Scottish Gaelic Songs’, The flowering thorn: international ballad studies: 319
Allan, Jennifer. 2004. ‘Kilts, Clans, Bagpipes, and Caber Tossing: Reinvented Traditions and Building Scottish-American Heritage’
Anonymous. 1968. The Rebels Ceilidh Song Book
———. [n.d.]. The traditional arts of Scotland: report of the Traditional and Folk Arts Working Party (Edinburgh: The Scottish Arts Council), p. 1984
Atkinson, David. 2010. ‘Genetic Foundations for a Palimpsest Model of the Anglo-Scottish Ballad Text: Evidence from the JM Carpenter Collection’, Folklore, 121: 245–67
———. 2014. The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts (Open Book Publishers)
Bannatyne, Charles. 1904. ‘Ceòl Mòr: Its Structure and Definitive Terms (with Music)’, The Celtic Review: 149–60
Bassin, Ethel. 1977. The old songs of Skye: Frances Tolmie and her circle (Routledge/Thoemms Press)
Basu, Paul. 2007. Highland homecomings: Genealogy and heritage tourism in the Scottish diaspora (Routledge)
Bayard, Samuel P. 1950. ‘Prolegomena to a Study of the Principal Melodic Families of British-American Folk Song’, The Journal of American Folklore, 63: 1–44
Beech, John. 2007. Oral literature and performance culture (John Donald), x
Bennett, Margaret. 1994. ‘Step-dancing: Why we must learn from past mistakes’, West Highland Free Press, p. n.p.
Bennett, Tony, and Mike Savage. 2004. ‘Introduction: cultural capital and cultural policy’, Cultural Trends, 13: 7–14
Berthoff, Rowland. 1982. ‘Under the kilt: Variations on the Scottish-American ground’, Journal of American Ethnic History, 1: 5–34
———. 1986. ‘Celtic mist over the South’, The Journal of Southern History: 523–46
Bhandari, Kalyan. 0. ‘Imagining the Scottish nation: tourism and homeland nationalism in Scotland’, Current Issues in Tourism, 0: 1–17
———. 2012. ‘The role of tourism in the expression of nationalism in Scotland’ (unpublished PhD, University of Glasgow)
Bicket, Douglas. 2006. ‘A New Song or the Same Old Tune? Press Constructions of Scotland’s Emerging Political Identity in Britain and Europe.’, Journalism & Communication Monographs, 7: 145–87
Bishop, Julia C. 1998. ‘The Ballad Tunes in the Carpenter Collection’, Folk Music Journal, 7: 450–70
_____. 2003. ‘“ The White Fisher”: An Illegitimate Child Ballad from Aberdeenshire’, in T.A. MacKean (ed.), The flowering thorn: international ballad studies (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press), pp. 218–44
Blankenhorn, V. S. 1978. ‘Traditional and Bogus Elements in Mac Crimmon’s Lament’, Scottish Studies Edinburgh, 22: 45–67
Blankenhorn, Virginia. 2013. ‘Verse structure and performance in Scottish Gaelic vernacular poetry’, Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 6: Papers read at Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 6 held at the University of Aberdeen 23-26 August 2010. 53–92
———. 2014. ‘“Griogal Cridhe” Aspects of Transmission in the Lament for Griogair Ruadh Mac Griogair of Glen Strae’, Scottish Studies (Craobh nan Ubhal: A Festschrift for John MacInnes), 37
Bohlman, P. V. 1988. ‘Traditional music and cultural identity, persistent paradigm in the history of ethnomusicology’, Yearbook for Traditional Music, 20: 26–42
Bohlman, Philip Vilas. 2011. Focus: music, nationalism, and the making of the new Europe (New York: Routledge)
Bold, Valentina. 2001. ‘“Rude Bard of the North”: James Macpherson and the Folklore of Democracy’, The Journal of American Folklore, 114: 464–77
———. 2007. James Hogg: A Bard of Nature’s Making (Peter Lang)
———. 2009. ‘“An Irish Boy he may well be but he spak braid Scots when he coortit me”: Song Connections between Ireland and South West Scotland’, Traditiones, 38: 131–40
Bond, R. 2006. ‘Belonging and Becoming: National Identity and Exclusion’, Sociology, 40: 609–26
Born, Georgina, and David Hesmondhalgh. 2000. Western Music and Its Others: Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music (University of California Press)
Bowan, Kate, and Paul A. Pickering. 2009. ‘“Songs for the Millions”: Chartist Music and Popular Aural Tradition’, Labour History Review, 74: 44–63
Boyes, Georgina. 2010. The imagined village : culture, ideology, and the English folk revival (Leeds: No Masters Co-operative)
Boyle, M. 2002. ‘The rebel music scene in the West of Scotland in the 1990s’, Celtic geographies: old culture, new times: 173
Broadwood, Lucy E. 1911. ‘Additional Note on the Gaelic Scale System’, Journal of the Folk-Song Society: 154–56
Brown, Barnaby. 2006. ‘Retrieving Gaeldom’s forerunner of the pipes’, Piping Today, pp. 30–33
Brown, Ian, and Sim Innes. 2012. ‘The use of some Gaelic songs and poetry in The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil’, International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, 5: 27–55
Bruce, Frank. 2000. Harry Lauder: Portobello to the palace (Edinburgh: Tod Press)
Bruford, Alan. 1996. ‘Workers, weepers and witches: the status of the female singer in Gaelic society’’, Scottish Gaelic Studies, 17: 68
Burney, Charles. 1776. A General History of Music: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Period, 4 vols (Cambridge University Press)
Burns, Lori. 2010. ‘Vocal Authority and Listener Engagement: Musical and Narrative Expressive Strategies in Alternative Female Rock Artists (1993-95)’, in Mark Stuart Spicer and John Rudolph Covach (eds.), Sounding Out Pop: Analytical Essays in Popular Music (University of Michigan Press), pp. 154–92
Burns, Robert. 2009. The merry muses of Caledonia (Luath Press)
Byrne, C. 2011. ‘“Scottish traditional music: identity and the ‘carrying stream’”’, in Lucy Green (ed.), Learning, teaching and musical identity: voices across cultures (Bloomington: Indiana University Press), pp. 239–51
Byrne, Charles. 2011. ‘Scottish Traditional Music’, Learning, Teaching, and Musical Identity: Voices Across Cultures: 239
Byrne, Michel. 2010. ‘A Window on the Late Eighteenth-Century Scottish Highlands: The Songs of Mairearad Ghriogarach’, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 30: 39–60
Cameron, E. A. 2010. Impaled Upon a Thistle: Scotland Since 1880 (Edinburgh University Press)
Campbell, John Lorne, Donald MacCormick, Francis M. Collinson, and Allan McDonald. 1969. Hebridean folksongs: a collection of waulking songs (Clarendon Press)
Campbell, Katherine. 1764. ‘Eighteenth-Century Scots Song: Stephen Clarke, a Reluctant Pioneer’
———. 2006a. ‘A New Tune for" King Orfeo’, Ballad Mediations: Folksongs Recovered, Represented, and Reimagined, 2: 34
———. 2006b. ‘Geikie’s A Blind Fiddler and Two Associated Traditions’’, Scottish Studies, 34: 5–19
———. 2008. The Fiddle in Scottish Culture: Aspects of the Tradition (Tuckwell Press)
CAMPBELL, KATHERINE. 2007. ‘25 Collectors of Scots Song’, Oral Literature and Performance Culture, 10: 427
Campbell, Katherine, Ewan McVicar, Iseabail T. MacDonald, and Mary Ann Kennedy. 2014. ‘Scotland’s Songs’, Scotland’s Songs (online resource) (Education Scotland, Foghlam Alba)
Campbell, Katherine, Ewan McVicar, and Finola Stack. 2001. Traditional Scottish Songs & Music (Leckie & Leckie)
Campbell, Margaret Shaw. 1943. ‘Six Hebridean Songs’, Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society: 149–56
Cannon, Roderick D. 1995. ‘What can we learn about piobaireachd?’, British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 4: 1–15
———. 2000. ‘Gaelic Names of Pibrochs: A Classification’, Scottish Studies, 34: 20–59
Cannon, Roderick David. 1988. The Highland bagpipe and its music (Edinburgh: John Donald)
Chaimbeul, Màiri Sìne. 2002. ‘The Sea as an Emotional Landscape in Scottish Gaelic Song’, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium (JSTOR), pp. 56–79
Cheape, Hugh. 1995. ‘The Piper to the Laird of Grant’, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 125: 1163–73
Chhabra, Deepak. 2001. ‘Heritage Tourism: An Analysis of Perceived Authenticityand Economic Impact of the Scottish Highland Games in North Carolina’
Child, Francis James. 1956. The English and Scottish popular ballads (New York: Folklore Press)
Clayton, Martin, and Bennett Zon. 2007. Music and Orientalism in the British Empire, 1780s-1940s: Portrayal of the East (Ashgate)
Clements, Joanna. 2009. ‘Music in Scotland before the mid-ninth century: an interdisciplinary approach’ (unpublished MMus Thesis, University of Glasgow)
Coffin, Tristram P. 1950. ‘The “Braes of Yarrow” Tradition in America’, The Journal of American Folklore, 63: 328–35
Cohen, N. 1990. ‘BRITISH TRADITIONAL-MUSIC (POSTSCRIPT)’, Journal of American Folklore, 103: 203–5
Collinson, F. [n.d.]. ‘Scotland: II Folk Music’, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 17: 70–81
Collinson, Francis. 1957. ‘Scottish Folk Music Recordings in the Collections of the School of Scottish Studies, Edinburgh University’, Journal of the International Folk Music Council, 9: 39
———. 1966. The traditional and national music of Scotland (Routledge and Kegan Paul London)
———. 1971. ‘Scottish Folkmusic: An Historical Survey’, Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council, 3: 34–44
Conn, Stephanie. 2012. ‘Fitting between Present and Past: Memory and Social Interaction in Cape Breton Gaelic Singing’, Ethnomusicology Forum, 21: 354–73
Conquergood, Dwight. 1991. ‘Rethinking ethnography: Towards a critical cultural politics’, Communication Monographs, 58: 179–94
Conzen, Kathleen Neils, David A. Gerber, Ewa Morawska, George E. Pozzetta, and Rudolph J. Vecoli. 1992. ‘The invention of ethnicity: A perspective from the USA’, Journal of American Ethnic History: 3–41
Cooke, P. 1986. The fiddle tradition of the Shetland Isles (Cambridge Univ Pr)
Cooke, Peter. 1972. ‘Problems of Notating Pibroch: A study of “Maol Donn”‘’, Scottish Studies, 16: 41–59
———. 1975. ‘The Pibroch Repertory: Some Research Problems’, Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association, 102: 93–102
Cooper, David. 2010. ‘Fife and Fiddle: Protestants and Traditional Music in Northern Ireland’, Music and Conflict: 89
Council, Scottish Arts. 2002. Music Strategy, 2002-2007 (Scottish Arts Council)
Cowan, Edward J. 1980. The people’s past (Polygon)
Cowdery, James. [n.d.]. ‘Kategorie or Wertidee? The early years of the International Folk Music Council’
Craig, Cairns. 2001. ‘Constituting Scotland’, The Irish Review (1986-): 1–27
Crane, Joe. 1993. ‘Start of the Gael’, Folk Roots, 15: 23
Creighton, Helen. 1960. ‘Songs from Nova Scotia’, Journal of the International Folk Music Council, 12: 84–85
Davidson, Lorna. 2010. ‘A Quest for Harmony: The Role of Music in Robert Owen’s New Lanark Community’, Utopian Studies, 21: 232–51
Davis, Leith, Ian Duncan, Janet Sorensen, and Ebooks Corporation. 2004. Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Dean-Myatt, William. 2009. Scottish Vernacular Discography, 1888-1960 (Edinburgh: National Library of Scotland)
DeNora, Tia. 2000. Music in Everyday Life (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Deutsch, Otto Erich, and A. H. F. S. 1928. ‘The Walter Scott Songs’, Music & Letters, 9: 330–35
Dickson, Joshua. 2006. When piping was strong: tradition, change and the bagpipe in South Uist (John Donald)
———. 2009. The Highland Bagpipe: Music, History, Traditon (Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.), i
Dixon, Keith. 1993. ‘MAKING SENSE OF OURSELVES: NATION AND COMMUNITY IN MODREN SCOTTISH WRITING’, Forum for Modern Language Studies, xxix, pp. 359–68
Doherty, Elizabeth Anne. 1996. ‘The Paradox of the Periphery: Evolution of the Cape Breton Fiddle Tradition C1928-1995’ (University of Limerick)
Donaldson, Emily Ann. 1999. The Scottish Highland Games in America (Pelican Publishing)
Donaldson, William. 1988. The Jacobite song: political myth and national identity (Aberdeen University Press Aberdeen)
———. 2000. The Highland pipe and Scottish society, 1750-1950: transmission, change and the concept of tradition (East Linton: Tuckwell Press, Ltd.)
———. 2010. ‘Folk and Classic Intertwined’, Eighteenth-Century Life, 34: 99–104
Dossena, Marina. 2011. ‘“The man’s the gowd”: Robert Burns’ songs and poetry from rebellion to tradition (and back again?)’, Author(ity) and the Canon between Institutionalization and Questioning: Literature from High to Late Modernity (Bucharest: Romanian Cultural Institute Press), pp. 188–203
———. 2013. ‘“And Scotland will march again”. The language of political song in 19th-and 20th-century Scotland’, in J Cruikshank and R.M. Millar (eds.), After the Storm: Papers from the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster triennial meeting, Aberdeen 2012 (Aberdeen: Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ireland), pp. 141–65
Dowling, Martin. 2007. ‘Confusing Culture and Politics: Ulster Scots Culture and Music’, New Hibernia Review / Iris Éireannach Nua, 11: 51–80
Duesenberry, Margaret Patricia. 2000. ‘Fiddle tunes on air: A study of gatekeeping and traditional music at the BBC in Scotland, 1923 - 1957’ (unpublished PhD Thesis, Berkeley: UCLA (Berkeley))
Durie, Alastair, Ian S. Yeoman, and Una McMahon-Beattie. 2006. ‘How the history of Scotland creates a sense of place’, Place Branding, 2: 43–52
Epp, Timothy D. 1994. ‘Ethnic Identity as Process: The Ethnic Self and Other as Perceived by Scots in Hamilton’
Etherington, Donia. 1961. ‘A Living Song-Composer in a Scottish-Gaelic Oral Tradition’, Journal of the International Folk Music Council, 13: 34–38
Everett, William A. 1999. ‘National Themes in Scottish Art Music, ca. 1880-1990’, International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, 30: 151–71
Ewan MaColl, Peggy Seeger. 1986. Till Doomsday in the Afternoon (Manchester: Manchester University Press)
Eydmann, Stuart. 1995. ‘The concertina as an emblem of the folk music revival in the British Isles’, British Journal of Ethnomusicology, 4: 41–49
———. 1999. ‘As Common as Blackberries: The First Hundred Years of the Accordion in Scotland, 1830-1930’, Folk Music Journal, 7: 595–608
Feintuch, Burt. 2004. ‘The conditions for Cape Breton fiddle music: the social and economic setting of a regional soundscape’, Ethnomusicology, 48: 73–104
Fischer, Frances J. 2003. ‘Scotland’s Nordic Ballads’, The Flowering Thorn, International Ballad Studies (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press), pp. 307–17
Fischer, Frances J., and Sigrid Rieuwerts. 2007. Emily Lyle: the persistent scholar (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier)
Flanagan, Pamela. 2007. ‘Scottish Traditional Music and the Primary School Classroom’
Francis, David. 1999. Traditional Music in Scotland: Education, Information, Advocacy (Scottish Arts Council)
———. 2010. Traditional Arts Working Group Report - January 2010 (Edinburgh: The Scottish Government)
Fraser, Amy Stewart. 1975. Dae Ye Min’Langsyne?: A Pot-pourri of Games, Rhymes, and Ploys of Scottish Childhood (Routledge)
Freeman, Fred. 2012. ‘Back to Burns’
Fry, John. 2002. ‘“The Dreadful Death of the Bonny Earl of Murray”, by Ian A. Olson, in Journal 7.3 (1997), 281-310’, Folk Music Journal, 8: 230–31
Galloway, Susan, and Stewart Dunlop. 2007. ‘A Critique of Definitions of the Cultural and Creative Industries in Public Policy’, International Journal of Cultural Policy, 13: 17–31
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Gatherer, Nigel. 1986. Songs and ballads of Dundee (John Donald)
Gelbart, Matthew. 2007. The invention of ‘folk music’ and ‘art music’ emerging categories from Ossian to Wagner (Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press)
———. 2012. ‘Allan Ramsay, the idea of “Scottish music”and the beginnings of “national music”in Europe’, Eighteenth Century Music, 9: 81–108
———. 2013. ‘Once More to Mendelssohn’s Scotland: The Laws of Music, the Double Tonic, and the Sublimation of Modality’, NINETEENTH CENTURY MUSIC, 37: 3–36
Gerber, David A. 1998. ‘Ethnic identification and the project of individual identity: The life of Mary Ann wodrow Archbald (1768–1840) of little cumbrae island, Scotland and Auriesville, New York’, Immigrants & Minorities, 17: 1–22
Gibson, John G. 1998. Traditional Gaelic Bagpiping, 1745-1945 (McGill-Queen’s Press-MQUP)
Gilchrist, Annie G. 1911. ‘Note on the Modal System of Gaelic Tunes’, Journal of the Folk-Song Society: 150–53
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———. 1984. The Greig-Duncan folk song collection (Aberdeen Univ Pr), ii
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———. 2006. ‘“Dialogue or monologue? Lullabies in Scottish Gaelic tradition”’, in Michael Byrne, T.O. Clancy and S. Kidd (eds.), Litreachas & Eachdraidh: Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 2 / Literature & History: Papers from the Second Conference of Scottish Gaelic Studies, Glasgow 2002 (Glasgow: Privately Published)
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———. 1984. Scottish Fiddle Music in the Eighteenth Century: A Music Collection and Historical Study (Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers)
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———. 1955. ‘Definition of Folk Music’, Journal of the International Folk Music Council, 7: 6–7
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MACINNES, JOHN. 2007. ‘24 Orain Luaidh and Other Work Songs’, Oral Literature and Performance Culture, 10: 412
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———. 1998b. ‘Empire and National Identities the Case of Scotland’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 8: 215–31
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———. 2007. ‘The Britannia music hall and the development of urban popular entertainments in Glasgow’
Marshalsay, Karen Anne. 1991. ‘The Scottish National Players: in the nature of an experiment 1913-1934’ (unpublished PhD, University of Glasgow)
Martin, Christine. 2002. Traditional Scottish fiddling: A player’s guide to regional styles, bowing techniques, repertoire and dances, containing over 220 tunes‒Music from the West Coast, East Coast, Shetland, Orkney and the Borders of Scotland (Isle of Skye, Scotland: Taigh na Teud Isle of Skye, Scotland)
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McCleery, Alison, Alistair McCleery, David Hill, and Linda Gunn. 2008. Intangible Cultural Heritage in Scotland: the way forward, summary report (Edinburgh: Napier University and Museums Galleries Scotland)
McCue, Kirsteen, and Katherine Campbell. 2013. ‘Lowland song culture in the eighteenth century’
McCue, Kirsteen, and Marjorie Rycroft. 2014. ‘The Reception of Robert Burns in Music’, The Reception of Robert Burns in Europe: 267
McDonald, Chris, and Heather Sparling. 2010. ‘Interpretations of Tradition: From Gaelic Song to Celtic Pop’, Journal of Popular Music Studies, 22: 309–28
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McKean, Thomas. 1998. ‘Celtic Music and the Growth of the Féis Movement in the Scottish Highlands’, Western Folklore, 57: 245–59
McKean, Thomas A. 2001. ‘The Fieldwork Legacy of James Macpherson’, The Journal of American Folklore, 114: 447–63
——— (ed.). 2003. The Flowering Thorn, International Ballad Studies (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press)
McKerrell, Simon. 2011a. ‘Modern Scottish Bands (1970-1990): Cash as Authenticity’, Scottish Music Review, 2: 1–14
———. 2011b. ‘Review Bagpipes: A National Collection of a National Instrument Cheape Hugh National Museums of Scotland Edinburgh’, Ethnomusicology, 55: 508–11
———. 2011c. ‘Sound Performing: Sound Aesthetics among Competitive Pipers’, International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music: 165–87
———. 2012a. ‘An ethnography of hearing: somaesthetic hearing in traditional music’, in B. Flath, A. Pirtchner, E. Pölzl and S. Sackl (eds.), The Body is the Message (Graz, Austria: Grazer Universitätsverlag Leykam), pp. 76–89
———. 2012b. ‘Hearing sectarianism: understanding Scottish sectarianism as song’, Critical Discourse Studies, 9: 1–12
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