Titles for Scottish and Gaelic waltzes (and a little bit of Irish) are listed alphabetically in this section of the Sheet Music Catalogue with links to audio samples and to the sheet music store where items can be viewed and purchased. 

     From among the folk songs and ballads of Scotland, there are many in triple time and also 6/8 time that have been appropriated to accompany the waltz.

     The term ‘waltz’ derives from the old German word walzen to roll, turn, or to glide. As a dance type, it was born in the suburbs of Vienna and in the alpine region of Austria. As early as the seventeenth century, waltzes were played in the ballrooms of the Hapsburg court. By the end of the eighteenth century, this old Austrian peasant dance had been accepted by high society throughout the continent, but was much slower to arrive here, only becoming fashionable during the Regency period. Initially, polite society was shocked by close proximity of the embracing dancers.

     Today, a ‘waltz’ is both the dance type and the accompanying dance tune type, characterised by a step, slide, and step movement to music in 3/4 time with a strong accent on the first beat. Numerous variations of waltz have developed over the years, including many folk and several ballroom dances.


ref. 231     audio sample     store     Ae Fond Kiss    

ref. 203     audio sample     store     A' Fàgail Barraigh (Leaving Barra)    

ref. 505     audio sample     store     Aileen 

ref. 204     audio sample     store     Air Fail A Lail O

ref. 482     audio sample     store     Agnes Waltz     

ref. 104     audio sample     store     An Ataireachd Àrd  (The Surge Of the Sea 

ref. 137     audio sample     store     An Eala Bhàn  (The White Swan)  

ref. 129     audio sample     store     An Gille Dubh Ciar Dubh  (My Dark-Haired Lad)       

ref. 192     audio sample     store     Annie Laurie      

ref. 202     audio sample     store     An Tèid Thu Leam Air Bhàrr Nan Tonnan (Will You Come With Me Across The Sea)     

ref. 161     audio sample     store     An t-Eilean Muileach  (The Isle Of Mull)      

ref. 153     audio sample     store     An t-Seann Dachaigh  (The Old Home)       

ref. 152     audio sample     store     A Rìbhin Òg Bheil Cuimhn' Agad  (Fair Maiden, Do You Remember)    

ref. 168     audio sample     store     A Rosebud By My Early Walk

ref. 238     audio sample     store     Auld Hoose, The   

ref. 187     audio sample     store     Auld Scots Sangs, The    

ref. 170     audio sample     store     Banks O' The Dee, The   

ref. 111audio sample     store          Beloved Gregor  -  see  Griogal Cridhe

ref. 157audio sample     store          Bheir Mi O  -  see  Eriskay Love Lilt

ref. 105udio sample     store            Birlinn Ghoraidh Chrobhain  -  see  Crovan's Galley

ref. 241     audio sample     store     Bluebells Of Scotland, The

ref. 102     audio sample     store     Boatman, The  (Fear a' Bhàta)      

ref. 224     audio sample     store     Bonnie Galloway

ref. 142udio sample     store            Bonnie Jean  -  see  Sìne Bhàn 

ref. 291     audio sample     store     Bonnie Strathyre

ref. 208     audio sample     store     Bonnie Wells O' Wearie, The    

ref. 119    store                                 Brown-Haired Lass From Brunel  -  see  Gruagach Dhonn Bhrunail

ref. 108     audio sample     store     Cailin Mo Rùin-Sa  (Dearest My Own One)

ref. 411     audio sample     store     Cailin 'n Fhuilt Bhàin  (The Fair-Haired Girl

ref. 189                                            Calum Sgaire's Song  -  see  Òran Chaluim Sgàire

ref. 160                                            Caol Muile  -  see  Iona Boat Song, The 

ref. 410     audio sample     store     Càrlabhagh  (Carloway)

ref. 193     audio sample     store     Ca' The Yewes    

ref. 255                                            Cha Till Mor Mo Bhean  -  see  Farewell To Lochaber

ref. 211                                            Chì Mi Na Mòrbheanna  -  see  Mist-Covered Mountains Of Home, The

ref. 248     audio sample     store     Cliabh Dineag (Dineag's Creel)     

ref. 398     audio sample     store     Come By The Hills

ref. 150     audio sample     store     Come O'er The Stream Charlie  

ref. 240     audio sample     store     Comin' Thro' The Rye

ref. 105     audio sample     store     Crovan's Galley  (Birlinn Ghoraidh Chrobhain)  

ref. 215     audio sample     store     Cuckoo, The

ref. 294     audio sample     store     Dancing in Kyle, The 

ref. 177     audio sample     store     Dark Lochnagar   

ref. 108                                            Dearest My Own One  -  see  Cailin Mo Rùin-Sa

ref. 248                                            Dineag's Creel  -  see Cliabh Dineag

ref. 194     audio sample     store     Dream Angus 

ref. 190                                            Eagle With The Yellow-Green Eyes, The  -  see  Iolaire Sùil Na Grèine

ref. 144                                            Eilean Fraoich  -  see  Heather Island

ref. 157     audio sample     store     Eriskay Love Lilt  (Bheir Mi O

ref. 145                                            Fàgail Lios Mhòr  -  see  Leaving Lismore

ref. 125                                            Fàghail Steòrnabhagh  -  see  Leaving Stornoway

ref. 154                                            Fail O Ro, How We Departed  -  see Fail Ò Rò Mar Dh'fhàg Sinn

ref. 154     audio sample     store     Fail Ò Rò Mar Dh'fhàg Sinn  (Fail O Ro, How We Departed)

ref. 409     audio sample     store     Fàilte do dh' Eilean Leódhais (Welcome to the Isle of Lewis)

ref. 126                                            Fàilte Rubha Bhaternis  -  see  Rhu Vaternish

ref. 152                                            Fair Maiden, Do You Remember  -  see  A Rìbhin Òg Bheil Cuimhn' Agad

ref. 172                                            Fairy Lullaby  -  see  An Còinneachan

ref. 220     audio sample     store     Far An Robh Mi'n Raoir  (Where I Was Last Night)   

ref. 212     audio sample     store     Farewell To Fiunary (Slàn Le Fionnairaigh

ref. 181     audio sample     store     Farewell To Skye  (Soraidh Leis An Àit')

ref. 252     audio sample     store     Farewell To Tarwathie 

ref. 102                                            Fear a' Bhàta  -  see  Boatman, The

ref. 512     audio sample     store     Flora MacDonald's Lament

ref. 253     audio sample     store     Flow Gently Sweet Afton

ref. 120     audio sample     store     Fo Ghruaimean Cha Bhi Mi'n Diuch  (I Won't Be Sad Today)  

ref. 116     audio sample     store     Fower Maries, The 

ref. 216     audio sample     store     Galley Of Lorne, The

ref. 246     audio sample     store     Geallach Abuchaidh An Eòrna  (The Moon That Ripens The Wheat)

ref. 249     audio sample     store     Gradh Na H-Òige  (The Young Lad)

ref. 119     audio sample     store     Gruagach Dhonn Bhrunail (The Brown-Haired Lass From Brunel

ref. 209     audio sample     store     Haste Ye Back    

ref. 144     audio sample     store     Heather Island  (Eilean Fraoich

ref. 136     audio sample     store     Heilan' Air

ref. 391     audio sample     store     HLI (Highland Light Infantry) 

ref. 140     audio sample     store     Hug Òreann ò rò Gur Toigh Leam Fhìn Thù (Hug Oreann o ro You are Dear To Me)

ref. 195     audio sample     store     Huntingtower    

ref. 122                                            If Time Would Permit Me  -  see  Nan Ceadaicheadh An Tide Dhomh

ref. 201                                            I Gave My Love To The Fair One -  see  Thug Mi Gaol Do'n Fhear Bhàn

ref. 160     audio sample     store     Iona Boat Song, The  (Caol Muile)

ref. 292     audio sample     store     Isle Of Coll, The (Eilean Cholla)

ref. 161                                            Isle Of Mull, The  -  see  An t-Eilean Muileach

ref. 120                                            I Won't Be Sad Today  -  see  Fo Ghruaimean Cha Bhi Mi'n Diuch

ref. 483     audio sample     store     Jacqueline Waltz

ref. 147     audio sample     store     Jessie, The Flower O' Dunblane    

ref. 225     audio sample     store     Jock O' Hazeldean     

ref. 115     audio sample     store     Kirkconnel Lea    

ref. 103     audio sample     store     Kishmul's Galley   

ref. 184     audio sample     store     Laird O' Cockpen, The    

ref. 219                                            Lament For Red Iain  -  see  Tuireadh Iain Ruaidh

ref. 399     audio sample     store     Lassie Wi' The Yellow Coatie

ref. 223     audio sample     store     Lass O' Lowrie, The 

ref. 203                                            Leaving Barra  -  see  A' Fàgail Barraigh

ref. 145     audio sample     store     Leaving Lismore  (Fàgail Lios Mhòr)   

ref. 125     audio sample     store     Leaving Stornoway (Fàghail Steòrnabhagh)    

ref. 112     audio sample     store     Leis An Lurgainn  (With The Lurgainn)

ref. 247                                            Let's Go To Scalpay - see  Tiugainn Do Scalpay    

ref. 143     audio sample     store     Loch Leven  (Mo Ghleannan Taobh Loch Lìobhainn

ref. 239     audio sample     store     Loch Lomond

ref. 179     audio sample     store     Loch Rannoch     

ref. 124     audio sample     store     Loch Tay Boat Song, The    

ref. 186     audio sample     store     Logie O' Buchan

ref. 475     audio sample     store     Lovely Stornoway  

ref. 256                                            Maighdeanan na h-Airidh  -  see Sheiling Maids

ref. 173     audio sample     store     Màiri Bhàn Òg  (Mary, Young And Fair)   

ref. 206     audio sample     store     Mary Of Argyll   

ref. 173                                            Mary, Young And Fair  -  see  Màiri Bhàn Òg

ref. 217     audio sample     store     Massacre Of Glencoe, The (Mort Ghlinne-Comhainn)    

ref. 213     audio sample     store     Mingulay Boat Song   

ref. 211     audio sample     store     Mist-Covered Mountains Of Home, The  (Chì Mi Na Mòrbheanna)  

ref. 199     audio sample     store     Mo Chailin Dìleas Donn (My Faithful, Brown-Haired Lass)     

ref. 135     audio sample     store     Mo Dhachaigh  (My Home)     

ref. 230     audio sample     store     Mo Ghile Mear (My Gallant Darling)   

ref. 143                                            Mo Ghleannan Taobh Loch Lìobhainn  -  see  Loch Leven

ref. 121     audio sample     store     Mo Nighean Donn Nam Meall-Shùilean (My Brown-Haired Lass With The Beguiling    

ref. 246                                            Moon That Ripens The Wheat, The  -  see Geallach Abuchaidh An Eòrna

ref. 180                                            Mòrag a Dùnbheagain  -  see  Morag Of Dunvegan  

ref. 180     audio sample     store     Morag Of Dunvegan  (Mòrag a Dùnbheagain)    

ref. 217                                            Mort Ghlinne-Comhainn  -  see  Massacre Of Glencoe, The

ref. 109                                            Muile Nam Fuar-bheann Mòr  -  see  Mull Of The Cool High Bens

ref. 159     audio sample     store     Muile Nam Mòr-Bheann  (Mull Of The High Mountains)    

ref. 109     audio sample     store     Mull Of The Cool High Bens  (Muile nam Fuar-bheann Mòr   

ref. 159                                            Mull Of The High Mountains  -  see  Muile Nam Mòr-Bheann

ref. 408                                            My Beautiful Shawbost  -  see  'S e Siabost is Bòidhche Leam

ref. 121                                            My Brown-Haired Lass With The Beguiling Eyes  -  see  Mo Nighean Donn Nam Meall-

ref. 129                                            My Dark-Haired Lad  -  see  An Gille Dubh Ciar Dubh

ref. 251     audio sample     store     My Dear And Only Love

ref. 198     audio sample     store     My Fair One    

ref. 128                                            My Fair Young Love  -  see  Mo Rùn Geal Òg

ref. 199                                            My Faithful, Brown-Haired Lass  -  see  Mo Chailin Dìleas Donn

ref. 230                                            My Gallant Darling  -  see  Mo Ghile Mear

ref. 135                                            My Home  -  see Mo Dhachaigh

ref. 131     audio sample     store     My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose     

ref. 139                                            My Love Is On The High Seas  -  see  The Mo Gaol Air Àird A' Chuain

ref. 232     audio sample     store     My Nannie's Awa'   

ref. 164     audio sample     store     Nameless Lassie, The     

ref. 122     audio sample     store     Nan Ceadaicheadh An Tide Dhomh  (If Time Would Permit Me)   

ref. 169     audio sample     store     O'er The Water To Charlie      

ref. 163     audio sample     store     O' Gin I Were A Baron's Heir     

ref. 153                                            Old Home, The  -  see  An t-Seann Dachaigh

ref. 221     audio sample     store     Òran Na Maighdinn-mhara (Song Of The Mermaid)    

ref. 236     audio sample     store     Piper's Weird, The

ref. 185     audio sample     store     Queen Mary, Queen Mary  

ref. 113                                             Remembering Waternish  -  see  Coill’ an Fhàsaich

ref. 126     audio sample     store     Rhu Vaternish  (Fàilte Rubha Bhaternis)  

ref. 434     audio sample     store     Robert Muir's Farewell 

ref. 485     audio sample     store     Rose Of Allendale, The

ref. 207     audio sample     store     Rothesay Bay    

ref. 133     audio sample     store     Rowan Tree, The        

ref. 256     audio sample     store     Sheiling Maids  (Maighdeanan na h-Airidh)

ref. 142     audio sample     store     Sìne Bhàn  (Bonnie Jean)  

ref. 182     audio sample     store     Skye Boat Song, The   

ref. 212                                            Slàn Le Fionnairaigh  -  see  Farewell To Fiunary 

ref. 221                                            Song Of The Mermaid  -  see  Òran Na Maighdinn-mhara 

ref. 181                                            Soraidh Leis An Àit'  -  see  Farewell To Skye 

ref. 117     audio sample     store     Sound The Pibroch     

ref. 107     audio sample     store     South Uist Whaling Song  (‘S Truagh Nach do Dh’fhuirich mi Tioram air Tir)

ref. 408     audio sample     store     'S e Siabost is Bòidhche Leam  (My Beautiful Shawbost)   

ref. 107                                            'S Truagh Nach do Dh’fhuirich mi Tioram air Tir  -  see  South Uist Whaling Song

ref. 104                                            Surge Of The Sea, The  -  see An Ataireachd Àrd 

ref. 293     audio sample     store     Teann A-Nall 

ref. 165     audio sample     store     There Grows A Bonnie Briar Bush  

ref. 201     audio sample     store     Thug Mi Gaol Do'n Fhear Bhàn (I Gave My Love To The Fair One)

ref. 247     audio sample     store     Tiugainn Do Scalpaigh (Let's Go To Scalpay

ref. 496     audio sample     store     Wandering Willie

ref. 176     audio sample     store     Waters Of Kylesku, The    

ref. 175     audio sample     store     Westering Home  

ref. 220                                            Where I Was Last Night  -  see  Far An Robh Mi'n Raoir 

ref. 137                                            White Swan, The  -  see  An Eala Bhàn 

ref. 132     audio sample     store     Wild Mountain Thyme  

ref. 234     audio sample     store     Wild Rose Of The Mountain, The 

ref. 149     audio sample     store     Will Ye Gang Tae Kelvin Grove    

ref. 166     audio sample     store     Will Ye No Come Back Again  

ref. 202                                             Will You Come With Me Across The Sea  -  see  An Tèid Thu Leam Air Bhàrr Nan Tonnan

ref. 112                                             With The Lurgainn  -  see  Leis An Lurgainn

ref. 148     audio sample     store     Ye Banks And Braes

ref. 249                                             Young Lad, The  -  see Gradh Na H-Òige  


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