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TITLE
Music for Skinner's 'The Lovat Scouts' & 'The Kirrie Kebbuck'
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_MISC_004_023_002
DATE OF IMAGE
1909
PERIOD
1900s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
6734
KEYWORDS
fiddler
fiddlers
fiddling
traditional music
strathspeys
Music for Skinner's 'The Lovat Scouts' & 'The Kirrie Kebbuck'

This is the sheet music for the march or quickstep, 'The Lovat Scouts', and the strathspey, 'The Kirrie Kebbuck', both composed by Scott Skinner. The music is contained within Skinner's latest compositions from his 'Monikie Series' (No. 1).

James Scott Skinner (1843-1927) was a major figure in the development of Scottish traditional music. A native of Banchory, he learnt to play the violin and cello from an early age and was performing at local dances from the age of eight. He went on to become a celebrated fiddle tutor, dancing-master and performer, initially putting on concerts in the Northeast but eventually performing throughout Scotland. He even toured the United States and Canada in 1893. Skinner was also a prolific composer - over 600 of his tunes reached print. He published various collections from 1861 onwards, earning his title as 'The Strathspey King'

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Music for Skinner's 'The Lovat Scouts' & 'The Kirrie Kebbuck'

1900s

fiddler; fiddlers; fiddling; traditional music; strathspeys

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - printed sheet music

This is the sheet music for the march or quickstep, 'The Lovat Scouts', and the strathspey, 'The Kirrie Kebbuck', both composed by Scott Skinner. The music is contained within Skinner's latest compositions from his 'Monikie Series' (No. 1). <br /> <br /> James Scott Skinner (1843-1927) was a major figure in the development of Scottish traditional music. A native of Banchory, he learnt to play the violin and cello from an early age and was performing at local dances from the age of eight. He went on to become a celebrated fiddle tutor, dancing-master and performer, initially putting on concerts in the Northeast but eventually performing throughout Scotland. He even toured the United States and Canada in 1893. Skinner was also a prolific composer - over 600 of his tunes reached print. He published various collections from 1861 onwards, earning his title as 'The Strathspey King'