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Rules for Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition
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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
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Rules for Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition

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.

In this sheet of rules for a Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition, competitors are asked to provide a written list of three strathspeys and three reels, any or all of which they may be asked to play

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Rules for Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition

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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 /> In this sheet of rules for a Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition, competitors are asked to provide a written list of three strathspeys and three reels, any or all of which they may be asked to play