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The Flowers of the Forest
ID JSS0540
Title The Flowers of the Forest
Document Reference MS2422
Format 200 x 175 mm
Medium Handwritten music on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Flowers of the Forest
Item Description Two tunes (melody only) from the 'James Christie MS 1730-1760'. 'Flow[e]rs of the Forest', here in a decorated version, is associated with the Battle of Flodden Field, 1513, where many Scottish nobles, including King James IV, died. 'The Rog[ue]s March', also found in other manuscripts, is likely to have been a popular theatre song.
Creator Henry Playford
Creator Manuscript Christie Family, Banff
Time Period 1730-1760
Relationships JSS0537, JSS0538, JSS0539
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Scotch MS Tunes 1730-1760

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