Funeral Bagpipe Music

It has been at the core of our business to provide a high level of professionalism whilst retaining family business ethics for nearly 25 years.

We have recorded some tracks for you that have proven to be popular selections for funerals from our experience to help provide the appropriate service.

The Dark Island

My Home

Sky Boat Song

Amazing Grace

Highland Cathedral

Flower of Scotland

Largo, more commonly known as Going Home, or the Hovis Bread Song

Some more up-tempo suggestions, normally to leave the funeral

Scotland the Brave

The Green Hills of Tyrol/The Scottish Soldier

A Man’s a Man, for a’ That

The Rowan Tree


Slower Tunes that are not as commonly known (remember pipers have to memorise tunes)

As She Moved Through the Fair (This was recorded by Iain for an advert, which explains the additional layer of bass)

Wild Mountain Thyme (Go Lassie Go)

Mull of Kintyre

Braveheart – For the Love of a Princess/Gift of a Thistle

Farewell to Camraw


Songs Composed by Pipe Major Andy Melvin

Captain Donald Corrigan

Adrian’s Song

Points to consider the piper to play for.
(you can leave tune selection up to us, don’t worry)
– Play for family and friends entering.
– Play for the coffin carried in to the church.
– Play for the coffin carried out.
– Lead cortège to crematorium.
– Play for family and friends entering.
– Play for coffin going in.
– Play for family exiting.
Check there isn’t a recording for any of these parts, so there isn’t an overlap.
– Lead cortège to graveside.
– Play for people assembling.
– Play for the coffin being carried to graveside.
– Play for lowering of the coffin.
– Play as family make their way back to cars.