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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, Competition Programme 1905, page 1
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Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_HS+RS_005_001
DATE OF IMAGE
1905
PERIOD
1900s
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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
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6595
KEYWORDS
strathspeys
programmes
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, Competition Programme 1905, page 1

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 programme (page 1) is for a 'Competition in Strathspey and Reel Playing, on the fiddle and piano, in the Town Hall, on Friday, 15th December, 1905, at 8p.m.' The judges include the society's leader, Mr. Grant. This page also lists the society's current office bearers

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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, Competition Programme 1905, page 1

1900s

strathspeys; programmes

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, assorted papers

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 programme (page 1) is for a 'Competition in Strathspey and Reel Playing, on the fiddle and piano, in the Town Hall, on Friday, 15th December, 1905, at 8p.m.' The judges include the society's leader, Mr. Grant. This page also lists the society's current office bearers