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The Dear Auld Ha'
ID JSS0055
Title The Dear Auld Ha'
Document Reference MS2726/42
Format 251 x 301 mm
Medium pen & ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish Violin music,
Item Description The Dear auld ha' [hame - home], page 3. This seems to be partially a reply to Greig about the book layout: 'Yes. Cradle Song Violin [three sharps, key signature for A major] Solo - then Do [ditto] - Song from under [a treble clef followed by two sharps, key signature for D major] or [a treble clef followed by five flats, key signature for D flat major]. Your fancy'. Skinner then adds a paraphrase of the words to his lullaby the Cradle Song: 'Angels that guard young children Come to our home tonight &c [etc.]'. The note finishes with 'Gramin!!!', scrawled cheerfully across the page as Skinner anticipates the return of his friend George Ingram from the United States.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890's - 1900's
Relationships JSS0053, JSS0054
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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