Scottish Folk Music

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Scottish folk music also traditional Scottish music is music that uses the forms that are identified as part of traditional Scottish music. There is evidence that there is a growing culture of popular music in the late medieval Scotland, but the only song with a melody to survive from this period is "Pleugh Song". After the Reformation, the tradition of popular secular music continued, despite efforts by Kirk, especially in the lowlands, to suppress dancing and events such as weddings cent. The first clear reference to the use of the Highland bagpipe they will be used at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh in 1547. The Highlands in the early seventeenth century saw the development pipeline including MacCrimmons family, Macarthurs, MacGregors and Mackays
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