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J.O. Forbes of Corse
ID JSS0030
Title J.O. Forbes of Corse
Document Reference MS2726/14
Format 257mm x 168mm
Medium ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, solo strathspey, schottische
Item Description Peter Milne's melody is described here as a 'Solo Strathspey or Schottische', meaning that it could either be used as a solo concert piece, or used to accompany the Schottische dance (German or Highland). The struck through note at the bottom of the manuscript reads: 'This pretty tune is inserted with Mr C Middleton's [publisher, Keith] Permission. It appears in his collection for the violin in D major. The strathspey ['is', to left] was the composer's favourite one.' Beneath that is 'by permission of Messrs Bayley & Ferguson.' Bayley & Ferguson were the publishers of The Harp & Claymore Collection.
Creator Peter Milne
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Publisher Bayley & Ferguson
Time Period 1860-1904
Associated Dates: Creation c. 1870
Associated Dates: Manuscript c. 1900
Associated Dates: Publication 1870; 1904
Related Images MS2726
Relationships JSS0031
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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