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The Dean Brig o' Edinburgh
ID JSS0036
Title The Dean Brig o' Edinburgh
Document Reference MS2726/19b
Format 245 x 305mm
Medium Handwritten, ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Pastoral, slow strathspey
Item Description This version of The Dean Brig makes an interesting comparison with JSS0035. There are only very minor differences: here, Skinner has added his characteristic flat slurs in bars 3, 7 and 15. He has thickened his accompaniment slightly with octaves. Bar 12 has a very slight melodic and rhythmic difference to the same bar in JSS0035.. Skinner's note at the end reads: 'Miss Gray of Carse is original title. The Rev Mr Tough exhibited his name in Davies Caledonian Repository with change of title. Mr Peter Milne undoubtedly made this fine Slow Strathspey popular.'
Creator Archie Allan
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period c. 1810 - 1903
Associated Dates: Creation before 1831
Associated Dates: Manuscript c. 1900
Related Images MS2726/19a
Relationships JSS0035, JSS0586
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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