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The Valley of Silence, (Napoleon in Exile)
ID JSS0025
Title The Valley of Silence, (Napoleon in Exile)
Document Reference MS2726/7
Format 476mm x 302mm
Medium ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Elegy, violin and piano arrangement
Item Description Erkmann's arrangement of The Valley of Silence was too complicated for Gavin Greig to use in The Harp & Claymore collection. The arrangements had to be simple enough for most people to play with very little practise. This version was used by Skinner himself in his concerts. The note from Erkmann to Skinner at the end reads: 'I have ventured on an accompaniment for this "stimmungsvolle" Elegy, and trust that it will be found acceptable. Please tell your accompanist: that you are the Soloist. Kindest regards, F. Erkmann'. Click on the audio link below to hear Skinner playing it.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript Herr F Erkmann
Arranger Herr F Erkmann
Publisher Bayley & Ferguson
Time Period c. 1900 - 1903
Associated Dates: Creation c. 1900
Associated Dates: Manuscript c. 1900
Associated Dates: Publication 1904
Related Images MS2726/7
Relationships JSS0025, JSS0026, JSS0027, JSS0028, JSS0583, JSS0584, JSS0585
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore
Audio Note this link will open another window so you can view the music and listen to the tune cd207a


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