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Sandie Grant o' Battangorm
ID JSS0616
Title Sandie Grant o' Battangorm
Document Reference MS3088
Format 238 x 300 mm
Medium Handwritten music on lined sheet
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Reel
Item Description Manuscript, in Gavin Greig's hand, of the second tune on page 120 in Skinner's Harp and Claymore Collection. This is the final draft, the copy used by the printers when they set the music for publication. Afterwards, the publishers Bayley and Ferguson (London and Glasgow) returned the draft copy to Greig. Sandie, b. 1856, (or 'Sandy', a short form of Alexander) was the conductor of the Highland Strathspey and Reel Society, begun in 1903. He also made an innovative fishing rod, "The Grant Vibration Rod", based on principles of acoustical resonance. He experimented with violin design, and invented the 'Rondello', a fiddle with a round body. (One may be seen at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.)
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript Gavin Greig
Arranger Gavin Greig
Time Period 1800 - 1900's
Associated Dates: Manuscript c.1900
Related Images MS2726
Relationships JSS0157, JSS0158
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore (Argo)


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