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Dean Brig
ID JSS0035
Title Dean Brig
Document Reference MS2726/19a
Format 194 x 243mm
Medium Handwritten, ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Pastoral, slow strathspey
Item Description Although Skinner credits Archie Allan of Forfar with the composition of The Dean Brig, this is not entirely certain. Allan died in 1831 aged 37. Skinner has made this copy in great haste - note the notes lacking stems in bars 9 and 10, as well as blots and splodges. It is very similar to the version which appears in Harp & Claymore. Skinner carries on the Peter Milne tribute theme here in the note at the bottom of the page: 'This, & many other beautiful old tunes, have been nursed & tended by Peter Milne.'
Creator Archie Allan
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1810 - 1903
Associated Dates: Creation c. 1810
Associated Dates: Manuscript c. 1900
Related Images MS2726/19b
Relationships JSS0036, JSS0586
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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