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This is a simplified version of Bill Dean-Myatt's Discography


Recorded Glasgow 4th – 14th September 1899:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on 7” single sided discs

  • 3597 The Atholl Highlanders; Reel o’ Tulloch
  • 3598 The Laird o’ Drumblair
  • 3599 MacPherson’s Rant; Tulloch Gorum
  • 3602 Blue Bells of Scotland – with Variations
  • 3603 Flowers of the Forest; Marquis of Huntly’s Farewell
  • 3604 The Marquis of Huntly’s Farewell;
    Marchioness of Tullybardine
  • 3605 The Miller o’ Hirn; The Bride’s Reel

Recorded 30th January 1905:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on 7” single sided discs

  • 833d Bonnie Lass o’ Ballochmyle
  • 834d MacGregor’s Gathering
  • 835d Hector the Hero
  • 1683e The Laird o’ Drumblair
  • 1687e Cradle song
  • 1689e Duet for One Violin (Skinner)

Recorded London 1st December 1905:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on 7” single sided discs

  • 2912d The Balmoral Highlanders; The Inverary Gathering
  • 2913d Marchioness of Tullybardine
  • 2914d Sandy Cameron, Left-Arm Fiddler
  • 2915d Dean Brig of Edinburgh: Brechin Castle
  • 3172e Allegory – The Miller o’ Hirn; MacKenzie Hay;
    The Auld Wheel
  • 3173e The Freebooter; Tullochgorum; The East Neuk o’ Fife
  • 3176e Home, Sweet Home: Bonnie Lass o’ Bon Accord

Recorded London c. September 1906:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown

  • 77534 Medley No. 1 – Mackenzie Hay; Johnnie Steele;
    The Spey in A Spate
  • 77535 Medley No. 2 – Bruce’s March, etc;
  • 77536 Medley No. 3 – MacPherson’s Rant, etc;
  • 77538 Medley No. 5 – Balmoral Highlanders; Cameron Highlanders;
    Culloden Day
    Marquis of Huntly’s Farewell, etc.
    The Marchioness of Tullybardine, etc.

Recorded London c. October/November 1906:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on wax cylinders

The Laird o’ Drumblair
The Bonnie lass o’ Bon Accord
Hornpipes – Banks; Arthur’s Seat
Birlin’ Reels

Recorded London c. November 1906:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown

  • 44439 Hornpipes
  • 44440 Tullochgorum

Recorded London, early 1907:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown

Bagpipe marches
The bonnie lass o’ Bon Accord
Birlin Reels
The Laird o’ Drumblair


Recorded London c. January 1907:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on wax cylinders

Glenlivet, etc:

Recorded London c. April 1907:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on wax cylinders

MacGregor’s Gathering
Hark, how Skinner’s fiddle rings!

Recorded London May 1907:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on wax cylinders

The Blue Bells o’ Scotland
Cradle song; Flowers of the Forest

Recorded London c. January 1908:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on wax cylinders

Bagpipe marches – Marquis of Huntly; Forbes Morrison;
Sandy Cameron
Tullochgorum
The President Miller o’ Hirn
Craigellachie Brig
Happy Tom; De’il in the Kitchen; Brig o’ Perth
Forbes Morrison
Irish Jigs
Brechin Castle
Scott Skinner’s Dream

Recorded London c. early 1908:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown

  • 44703 Medley – Our Highland Queen; Johnnie Steel;
    The Bride’s Reel
  • 44704 Medley – The Miller o’ Hirn; Mrs. Scott Skinner;
    The Devil & the Dirk
  • 44710 Medley of Scotch Hornpipes
  • 44711 Medley – The Devil in the kitchen; Sandy Cameron;
    Athole Brose


Recorded London c. mid 1908:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown

  • 44907 Mackenzie Hay; The Spey in A Spate
  • 44908 Birlin Reels


Recorded London c. October 1909:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown
Issued on wax cylinders

The Bonnie Lass o’ Bon Accord
Lochaber No More
Cradle Song Medley
The Birlin Reels MacPherson’s lament
(All USA issues)

Recorded London c. January 1910:

James Scott Skinner violin; piano unknown

  • 26744 Celebrated Hornpipes: Intro - Arthur’s Seat;
    Eugene Stratton; Banks
  • 26745 Birlin reels: Intro – The Auld Wheel; The Bride’s Reel;
    MacKenzie Fraser; Fairy Dance
  • 26746 Miscellany of Scottish Songs – part 1.
    Intro – The Freebooter (Is Your War-Pipe Asleep?);
    MacPherson’s Rant; Tullochgorum (with variations);
    East Neuk of Fife (with variations)
  • 26747 Highland Schottisches No.2: Intro – Sandy Cameron; Miller o’ Hirn;
    The Glenlivet
  • 26748 Petronella
  • 26749 Lucania polka
  • 26750 Miscellany of Scottish songs – part 2. Intro The Cradle Song;
    The Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord
  • 26751 Highland Reels; Intro – Laird o’ Thrums; Gavin McMillan;
    Laird o’ Drumblair; Gladstone’s
  • 26751 Bagpipe laments: Intro. Claymore; Hector MacDonald;
    The Piper’s Weird Claymore
  • 26752 Medley No. 1: Intro. Lovat Scouts; The Kirrie Kebbuck;
    Mackenzie Hay; The Spey In A Spate
  • 26754 Ettrick Vale – Quadrille; Figs. 1 & 2 (arr. Skinner)
  • 26755 Flowers of the Forest: Auld Robin Gray
  • 26756 The Flowers of Edinburgh
  • 26757 “Triumph” Country Dances Intro. Triumph;
    Timour the Tartar;
    The Left-Handed Fiddler; De’il Amang the Tailors;
    Speed the Plough
  • 26758 Bagpipe marches Intro – Athole Highlanders Farewell to Loch Katrine;
    Cameron Highlanders; The Inverness Gathering
  • 26760 German Schottische (Bohemian melodies)
  • 26761 Highland schottisches No1 Intro – Maggie Cameron;
    The De’il in the Kitchen; Forbes Morrison
  • 26762 Medley No 2 Intro – Bonnie Lass o’ Bon-Accord;
    The Marquis of Huntly’s Farewell; The £1 Fiddle
  • 26763 The President – Air and Variations (Skinner)
  • 26764 Sean Trews: Whistle o’er the lave o’t; Wha Widna Fecht for Charlie?
  • 26765 Ettrick Vale – quadrille: Fig. 3 (arr. Skinner)
  • 26766 Ettrick Vale – quadrille. Fig. 4 (arr. Skinner)
  • 26767 Ettrick Vale – quadrille. Fig. 5 (arr. Skinner)
  • 26768 Pastorale medley Intro Bovaglie’s Plaid; Bogniebrae;
    Perthshire Hunt

Recorded London c. late November 1922:

James Scott Skinner violin; Ethel Stuart piano

  • 73051 The Fallen Chief – Lament; Gay Gordons – March
  • 73052 The President – Air and Variations (Skinner)
  • 73053 Medley Intro – Home Sweet Home;
    The Iron Man – strathspey; Bungalow Reel
  • 73054 Medley – The Rosebud of Allenvale; Le Messe
  • 73055 Celebrated Hornpipes – Arthur’s Seat; Laird o’ Haugh’s Banks
  • 73056 Medley – Auld Robin Grey; East Neuk o’ Fife Country Dance
  • 73057 Overture – “Loch Lomond” Intro – Warrior’s grave;
    Loch Lomond; Let Us A’ to the Bridal; Back to the Hills
  • 73058 Bluebells of Scotland
  • 73059 Hector the Hero; Gladstone Reel
  • 73060 The Cradle Song
  • 73061 Strathspeys – Laird o’ Drumblair; Glenlivet;
    Speed the Plough; De’il Amang the Tailors
  • 73062 Our Highland Queen; Kirrie Kebbuck - Strathspey;
    Spey in A Spate - Reel
  • 73065 Bonnie Glenfarg; The Laird of Bemersyde (Earl Haig);
    The Thrums Cairn – Reel
  • 73066 The Weeping Birches of Kilmarnock; The Massacre of Glencoe
  • 73067 Dargai – Pibroch; The Devil in the Kitchen – Strathspey;
    Left-handed fiddler – Reel
  • 73068 Wallace – Pastoral; Dumbarton Castle – Quickstep
  • 73069 Pipe Marches – The Queen’s Welcome to Invercauld;
    The Balmoral Highlanders
  • 73070 Ossian – Elegy; Bovaglie’s Plaid
  • 73071 The Valley of Silence (Napoleon at St. Helena’s)
  • 73072 Goodbye Gramin; Johnnie Steele – Strathspey;
    Jamie Hardie – Reel
  • 73073 Hornpipes – High Level; Madame Vanoni
  • 73074 The Lovat Scouts – Quickstep; The Laird o’ Thrums – Strathspey;
    The Zeppelin – Humorous Hornpipe
  • 73075 Mrs. Scott Skinner; MacKenzie Hay – Strathspey;
    The Devil’s Elbow – Reel
  • 73076 Glengrant; Tulchan Lodge – Strathspey; The Parrot – Humorous Pizzicato
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