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  Scottish Culture

The culture and cultural history of Scotland is extremely rich and varied.

The many peoples who contribute to the Scots gene pool also contribute to our music, arts, and lifestyle in many ways.

The following links are to respected sites addressing some of the main themes. These pages will be extended in future to cover further topics - bookmark this page.

Music and Song

The Parting Glass - Scotland's best loved song before Auld Lang Syne.

Free Bagpipe Music and Midis - thousands of music scores linked in for download.

Scottish Song Lyrics - with some in audio for download (courtesy of Ali Reid)

Scottish Tunes in Midi Format for those of you who have lyrics but don't have all the tune (can be played on your computer)

Scottish Fiddle Music

Highland Music Trust - various collections of Scottish music.

Bagpipers for Hire

Scotlands Ceilidh Band - a very well known and typical ceilidh band who perform all over the world, and in Scotland !

Robert Burns

Burns Scotland - has poems, songs, history and more.

A History of Burns - from SCRAN who provide biography, pictures, poems, songs, masonic apron, and much more.

Culture

Famous Scots - hosted by Scotland Vacations.

Great Scots - hosted by The Guardian.

Scots Mythology - from celtic goddesses to King Arthur.

Mary Queen of Scots

Ancient Stones of Scotland