Light Music Novice & D Set Tunes

Pipers entering Novice and D Grade light music competitions are required to choose tunes from the following lists if competing in VPA competitions. The selection is quite broad, compiled by the VPA and piping tutors, and provides greater transparency of performance requirements for competitors, tutors and adjudicators.

Please note that tunes must be submitted from the VPA Prescribed Tune List without alteration. Adjudicators will be assessing from the following manuscripts.

Download the complete list of 2/4 Marches, Strathspeys and Reels

Download the complete list of 6/8 Marches

or individually below

6/8 Marches

100 Pipers

Bonnie Dundee

Donald Maclean of Lewis

Dr Ross’ Welcoming to the 50th_Argyllshire


Farewell to the Creeks

Hot Punch

Macleod of Mull

MacNeils of Ugadale

Mrs Lily Christie

Muckin of Geordies Byre

Onaping Falls Centennial Pipe Band

Redford Cottage

The National Youth Pipe Band of Australia’s Salute to the Belfast Tattoo