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Bob Steele
ID JSS0092
Title Bob Steele
Document Reference MS2726/83
Format 242 x 284 mm
Medium pen & ink on music manuscript paper,with handwritten notes
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish Fiddle Music, Strathspey, Bob Steele
Item Description Manuscript in Skinner's hand of: Strathspey / 'Bob Steele'* composer unknown. Below the D major tune Skinner provides some of the tune's alternative titles: * also known as The Miller o' 'Dervil' and Brig o' Ayr, New Brig o' 'Dee' - Reel to follow. 'Jamie Hardie'. Before the Harp and Claymore appeared, he found another, Johnie Steele, and used that instead. The published bass line in the first section is slightly altered in harmony, and all the notes are in octaves. But all of Skinner's directions (bowing and phrasing) to the violinist remain unchanged.
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890's - 1900's
Relationships JSS0642
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 cd122b


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