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TITLE
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, programme, 1928
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_HS+RS_002_001
DATE OF IMAGE
1928
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
6584
KEYWORDS
strathspeys
programmes
concerts
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, programme, 1928

Strathspey and Reel Societies have been a common feature of the traditional music scene in Scotland since the formation of the first society in Edinburgh in 1881. The Highland branch was formed in 1903. One of its founder members, Alexander Grant (also known as 'Battan') was leader of the society right up until his death in 1942, a period of almost forty years.

This typed programme is for a Highland Strathspey and Reel Concert at Croy, 6th April 1928. The programme Includes solo violin performances from Alexander Grant and songs from various people including Miss MacLeod and Mr. Black. The society opens and closes the concert with 'Highland Selections'

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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, programme, 1928

1920s

strathspeys; programmes; concerts

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - Highland Strathspey & Reel Society letters and set lists

Strathspey and Reel Societies have been a common feature of the traditional music scene in Scotland since the formation of the first society in Edinburgh in 1881. The Highland branch was formed in 1903. One of its founder members, Alexander Grant (also known as 'Battan') was leader of the society right up until his death in 1942, a period of almost forty years. <br /> <br /> This typed programme is for a Highland Strathspey and Reel Concert at Croy, 6th April 1928. The programme Includes solo violin performances from Alexander Grant and songs from various people including Miss MacLeod and Mr. Black. The society opens and closes the concert with 'Highland Selections'