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Music for 'Autumn Leaves Valse' by Scott Skinner, page 4
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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
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dances
fiddlers
fiddling
composers
dancing-masters
strathspeys
waltzes
waltz
Music for 'Autumn Leaves Valse' by Scott Skinner, page 4

This is the sheet music for 'Autumn Leaves Valse', composed by Scott Skinner and dedicated to Lady Chetwode of Oakley.

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 'Autumn Leaves Valse' by Scott Skinner, page 4

dances; fiddlers; fiddling; composers; dancing-masters; strathspeys; waltzes; waltz

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - printed sheet music

This is the sheet music for 'Autumn Leaves Valse', composed by Scott Skinner and dedicated to Lady Chetwode of Oakley. <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'