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TITLE
Music for Skinner's 'Monikie Series', No. 1, front cover
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_MISC_004_023_001
DATE OF IMAGE
1909
PERIOD
1900s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
6732
KEYWORDS
fiddler
fiddlers
fiddling
traditional music
strathspeys
Music for Skinner's 'Monikie Series', No. 1, front cover

This is the front cover of Scott Skinner's latest compositions from his 'Monikie Series' (No. 1) containing 'The Lovat Scouts' March', 'The Kirrie Kebbuck' strathspey, and 'The Thrums Cairn' reel. The music is arranged for violin or piano and was published by Bayley & Ferguson. The composer has signed the cover 'To my beloved friend Sandy Grant of Battangorm from J Scott Skinner, 'The Strathspey King', Monikie, 11 March 1909'.

James Scott Skinner (1843-1927) was a major figure in the development of Scottish traditional music, often referred to as 'The Strathspey King'. His great friend, Alexander Grant (familiarly known as Battan) was leader of the Highland Strathspey & Reel Society for almost forty years

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Music for Skinner's 'Monikie Series', No. 1, front cover

1900s

fiddler; fiddlers; fiddling; traditional music; strathspeys

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - printed sheet music

This is the front cover of Scott Skinner's latest compositions from his 'Monikie Series' (No. 1) containing 'The Lovat Scouts' March', 'The Kirrie Kebbuck' strathspey, and 'The Thrums Cairn' reel. The music is arranged for violin or piano and was published by Bayley & Ferguson. The composer has signed the cover 'To my beloved friend Sandy Grant of Battangorm from J Scott Skinner, 'The Strathspey King', Monikie, 11 March 1909'. <br /> <br /> James Scott Skinner (1843-1927) was a major figure in the development of Scottish traditional music, often referred to as 'The Strathspey King'. His great friend, Alexander Grant (familiarly known as Battan) was leader of the Highland Strathspey & Reel Society for almost forty years