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TITLE
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, Secretary's Notes, 1929-30, page 1
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_HS+RS_016_001
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
6642
KEYWORDS
strathspeys
reels
concerts
ceilidhs
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, Secretary's Notes, 1929-30, 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.

These hand-written notes (page 1) from the society's secretary, John Fraser, list attendances, public performances and competitions during the session 1929-30

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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, Secretary's Notes, 1929-30, page 1

1920s

strathspeys; reels; concerts; ceilidhs

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 /> These hand-written notes (page 1) from the society's secretary, John Fraser, list attendances, public performances and competitions during the session 1929-30