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Music for 'Gabhaidh siun [sinn] an rathad mor'
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_PRINTEDLEAFLETS_007_19_012
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Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
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7020
KEYWORDS
fiddling
fiddlers
clans
Music for 'Gabhaidh siun [sinn] an rathad mor'

This sheet music for the Clan MacIntyre march 'Gabhaidh siun [sinn] an rathad mor' (We will take the high road) is part of the Grant collection.

Alexander Grant (1856 - 1942) was a native of Battangorm, Carrbridge, which gave rise to his familiar name - 'Battan'. As a boy he was exposed to what were to become his two great passions - fiddling and fishing. He went on to excel in both areas; as an angler by inventing his own unique fishing rod known as the 'Grant Vibration Rod', and as a fiddler by leading the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society for almost forty years and by becoming an expert in fiddle making techniques. He also invented a unique disc-shaped violin known as a 'Rondello'. An example of Grant's fishing rod, fiddle and Rondello can be seen at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery (IMAG)

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Music for 'Gabhaidh siun [sinn] an rathad mor'

fiddling; fiddlers; clans

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - printed sheet music

This sheet music for the Clan MacIntyre march 'Gabhaidh siun [sinn] an rathad mor' (We will take the high road) is part of the Grant collection. <br /> <br /> Alexander Grant (1856 - 1942) was a native of Battangorm, Carrbridge, which gave rise to his familiar name - 'Battan'. As a boy he was exposed to what were to become his two great passions - fiddling and fishing. He went on to excel in both areas; as an angler by inventing his own unique fishing rod known as the 'Grant Vibration Rod', and as a fiddler by leading the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society for almost forty years and by becoming an expert in fiddle making techniques. He also invented a unique disc-shaped violin known as a 'Rondello'. An example of Grant's fishing rod, fiddle and Rondello can be seen at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery (IMAG)