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The Reel of Tulloch and Variations on it, Gesto Collection
JSS0343
The Reel of Tulloch and Variations on it, Gesto Collection Keith Norman MacDonald gives the Reel of Tulloch at the top of the page. It can then be clearly seen that 'Ruidhle Thullachain' and 'The Same as a Reel' are variations on it. 'The Same as a Reel' has been arranged with bagpipe 'cuttings' or grace notes. Skinner also gives versions of the Reel of Tulloch...
Gille Calum
JSS0344
Gille Calum Gille Calum or the Sword Dance is famous as the tune for a well known Highland Dance. It is normally played and danced as a form of strathspey. Here it is described as 'Strathspey and Reel'. The Sword Dance ends with one or more 'quicksteps', where the dancer goes round the swords at a faster pace. When...
Scott Skinner Memorial Unveiling
JSS0345
Scott Skinner Memorial Unveiling Programme for unveiling of the Scott Skinner Memorial at Allanvale Cemetery, Aberdeen, 28th November 1931. The unveiling itself and the tribute were delivered by Skinner's friend, the entertainer Sir Harry Lauder.
Kiloh
JSS0346
Kiloh Scott Skinner's jig, Kiloh was dedicated to Kiloh himself, a pupil of Rose Wood, Banff and intended for publication in the Cairngorm series. Skinner has copied this quickly on a scrap of paper. Note how he has sketched in a possible simple accompaniment using letter names rather than a separate stave.
Cover of a Programme for Grand Concert in aid of the Scott Skinner Memorial Fund
JSS0347
Cover of a Programme for Grand Concert in aid of the Scott Skinner Memorial Fund Cover of a programme for a Grand Concert in aid of the Scott Skinner Memorial Fund, which shows it to have taken place in Banchory, Skinner's birthplace.
Programme for a Grand Concert in aid of the Scott Skinner Memorial Fund
JSS0348
Programme for a Grand Concert in aid of the Scott Skinner Memorial Fund The programme for a grand concert held in aid of the Scott Skinner Memorial Fund in Banchory, Skinner's birthplace. Some of Skinner's own compositions were included.
Bonnie Glenfarg
JSS0349
Bonnie Glenfarg Skinner's slow melody, Bonnie Glenfarg, is written out for Rose Wood of Banff's pupil, Kiloh. At the bottom, Skinner has written: 'Will make a pretty Skirt Dance. Slow, play languidly.' He has also directed that the bass should be 'calm' and 'still'. Compare it with a printed version at JSS0664.
The Young Laird o' Greenyard
JSS0350
The Young Laird o' Greenyard Dedicated: 'To Mr Farquharson of Greenwood, with the Composer's regards. Note. For M.S. "The Claymore" [The Harp & Claymore] in the hands of Gavin Greig M.A. Organist, New Deer.'
The 10 Fiddle
JSS0351
The 10 Fiddle Dedicated: 'To Dean of Guild Littlejohn for Bonnie Banchory Bazaar Aug: 1897'. Click on the audio link to hear Skinner playin this lively reel.
Note to Kiloh on verso of Bonnie Glenfarg
JSS0352
Note to Kiloh on verso of Bonnie Glenfarg The note reads: 'Dear 'Kiloh'- educate yourself from the rest of my best melodies - 60 Years Creations.'

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