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The Left Handed Fiddler
ID JSS0083
Title The Left Handed Fiddler
Document Reference MS2726/76a
Format 235 x 288 mm
Medium pen & ink & blue crayon on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish Fiddle music, Reel, Left handed fiddler
Item Description The Left Handed Fiddler was written for George Taylor. Both George and his son played left-handed fiddles. Skinner describes the second section as 'The cuckoo in the corn', and wrote below the music a reminder that: Angus Campbell's Reel should follow 'The Laird o' Drumblair'. In blue crayon in the right corner is: MS for 'Harp and Claymore' (underlined). You can listen to Skinner playing this melody by clicking on the audio link (cd112c).
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Editor Gavin Greig
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Publisher Bayley & Ferguson
Time Period 1890's - 1900's
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 cd112c


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