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TITLE
'The Blue Bells of Scotland', page 2
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_MISC_001_003
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
6684
KEYWORDS
fiddlers
fiddling
dances
'The Blue Bells of Scotland', page 2

'The Blue Bells of Scotland' is a small selection of traditional Scottish reels, marches and strathspeys as played by the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society. It was compiled by the Glasgow musical director Henry Farmer (1882-1965) and published by Joseph Williams of London. This page contains the sheet music for 'Set A': 'The Inverness Gathering'; 'Clachnacuddin'; 'The Smith's a Gallant Fireman'; 'Stirling Castle'; 'Rachel Rae'; and 'Fairy Dance'.

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

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'The Blue Bells of Scotland', page 2

fiddlers; fiddling; dances

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - printed sheet music

'The Blue Bells of Scotland' is a small selection of traditional Scottish reels, marches and strathspeys as played by the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society. It was compiled by the Glasgow musical director Henry Farmer (1882-1965) and published by Joseph Williams of London. This page contains the sheet music for 'Set A': 'The Inverness Gathering'; 'Clachnacuddin'; 'The Smith's a Gallant Fireman'; 'Stirling Castle'; 'Rachel Rae'; and 'Fairy Dance'.<br /> <br /> 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