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TITLE
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition Sets, 1933
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1796_GRANT_979_65_PRINTEDLEAFLETS_007_22
DATE OF IMAGE
1936
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
7023
KEYWORDS
fiddling
fiddlers
competitions
Highland Strathspey & Reel Society Competition Sets, 1933

This sheet headed 'Collection of Strathspeys and Reels' was distributed in May 1933 to members of the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society by the then secretary, Mr. John Fraser. It invites members to submit a collection of six sets to be considered for a competition. The criteria for choosing include 'best for hard practice', 'best unpublished' and best in a sharp key'.

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 Competition Sets, 1933

1930s

fiddling; fiddlers; competitions

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Alexander Grant - Highland Strathspey & Reel Society, assorted papers

This sheet headed 'Collection of Strathspeys and Reels' was distributed in May 1933 to members of the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society by the then secretary, Mr. John Fraser. It invites members to submit a collection of six sets to be considered for a competition. The criteria for choosing include 'best for hard practice', 'best unpublished' and best in a sharp key'.<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