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Ters naething like ta 'Talisker'
ID JSS0077
Title Ters naething like ta 'Talisker'
Document Reference MS2726/70
Format 202 x 285 mm
Medium pen & ink on music manuscript paper,with handwritten notes
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish Bagpipe Music, Scottish Violin Music, Strathspey, Talisker
Item Description Skinner's manuscript of: Ters naesing like ta "Talisker". On the left is 'Pipe Strathspey', and on the right ' J. Scott Skinner'. 'March 6 1890' has been crossed out with black ink. Roderick Kemp, the dedicatee, owned part of The Talisker distillery, on Skye, and was a judge at the Inverness competition (1863) where Skinner won the fiddle prize. The common-time tune is in the bagpipe key, A major with G natural instead of G sharp, not available in the pipe scale. Skinner has given different melodies to the piano and to the violin. He probably devised the music so that the violin part is the 'real' melody, and the piano melody is a variation, which could also be played after the main tune, as in other Skinner sets. Below the music is: ''To Engraver - place Violin part in small notes over the air. for new MS.' Compare this to JSS0761.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890's - 1900's
Associated Dates: Manuscript 1890
Relationships JSS0078, JSS0761, JSS0762
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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