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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Concert Programme, 1913, back cover
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Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_PRINTEDLEAFLETS_005_004
DATE OF IMAGE
1913
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
7013
KEYWORDS
strathspeys
reels
concerts
programmes
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Concert Programme, 1913, back cover

This is the back cover of a Highland Strathspey and Reel Society concert programme. The concert was held in the Masonic Hall in Dingwall, 7th August, 1913. In the chair for the evening was Colonel Sir Hector Munro of Foulis, Bart;, A.D.C., Lord-Lieutenant of Ross-shire. Mr. Donald Miller was the band's conductor and Mr. Alex. Grant its leader. The back contains a short history of Scottish dance music and the part played by the society in its current revival.

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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Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Concert Programme, 1913, back cover

1910s

strathspeys; reels; concerts; programmes

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, assorted papers

This is the back cover of a Highland Strathspey and Reel Society concert programme. The concert was held in the Masonic Hall in Dingwall, 7th August, 1913. In the chair for the evening was Colonel Sir Hector Munro of Foulis, Bart;, A.D.C., Lord-Lieutenant of Ross-shire. Mr. Donald Miller was the band's conductor and Mr. Alex. Grant its leader. The back contains a short history of Scottish dance music and the part played by the society in its current revival.<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