Sheet Music: Kinloch of Kinloch

TitleKinloch of Kinloch
Alternate titlesDavie Kinlock
Blow the Wind Southerly
Home to Dear
Yellow John
ComposerTraditional Scottish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
Time signature6/8
Tempo92 BPM
Performance time0:35
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2017-06-11
Last updated2017-06-11
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Celtic Music, Jigs, Marches, Traditional/Folk


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Sunday 11 June 2017

Tune of the Day: Kinloch of Kinloch

Traditional Scottish tune

This popular melody dates back to the 18th century, one of its earliest known appearances being in John Watlen's Second Collection of Circus Tunes (1798). “Kinloch of Kinloch” has been employed variously as a march, song air, jig, and even as a waltz. Variants can be found in Britain and North America, as well as Ireland. The old Northumbrian song “Blaw the Wind Southerly” is also based on it.