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Our Highland Queen
ID JSS0038
Title Our Highland Queen
Document Reference MS2726/22
Format 238 x 298mm
Medium Handwritten, ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Pastoral, slow strathspey
Item Description A short verse, defining the Victorian sentiment of the tune is pasted to the top LH corner: 'The blue bell may forget to spring, The Cold cease to blow; But Deeside men can ne'er forget The loyalty they owe. There are some differences between this and the version that appears in Harp & Claymore. Click on the audio link below to hear Skinner playing this melody.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript Gavin Greig
Arranger Gavin Greig
Time Period 1880 - 1903
Associated Dates: Creation c. 1880
Associated Dates: Manuscript c. 1900
Related Images MS2726
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 cd205a


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