As Bagpiping Chicago, J. Kevin Chapman plays a variety of bagpipe songs, which are correctly referred to as “bagpipe tunes” for funerals, weddings, special events, and presentations.
Bagpipe Songs for Funerals (Dirges)
Kevin plays many different funeral songs. Have a hymn or tune you would like him to play? Just ask. Here are short clips of popular funeral songs or dirges.
Set: Unknown, Land of My Youth, Amazing Grace
Oft in the Stilly Night and Going Home
Abide in Me
The Battle is O’er
Flower of Scotland
Wedding Bagpipe Songs (Tunes)
Furthermore, Kevin plays a variety of wedding songs in the church and/or at the reception. Here are a few short samples of the tunes. Have a favorite you want played? Just ask.
Some of these tunes may also be appropriate for presentations and special events, including St. Patrick’s Day. (And if you’re Irish, isn’t every day St. Patty’s Day?)
Bridal Entrance such as Dawning of the Day
Scotland the Brave and Balmoral
Amazing Grace (see above)
Wearing of the Green