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The Marquis of Huntly's Farewell
ID JSS0097
Title The Marquis of Huntly's Farewell
Document Reference MS2726/87
Format 247 x 295 mm
Medium pen & ink on music manuscript paper,with handwritten notes
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish Violin Music, Huntly
Item Description Skinner's note reads: The three successive identical notes in the original (1st bar of 1st [line?]) is now considered obsolete.' He writes two short music examples: the 'obsolete' rhythm [two semi-quavers, quaver, on the fifth] has changed to a semi-quaver on the third, and a dotted quaver on the fifth. 'We are progressing?', he asks. Below is '+ 1st Prize - as played by Scott Skinner at Inverness Violin Contest Sept. 1863 -'. Then, another music example: 'here is a more florid refrain:- .' Click below to listen to Skinner playing this.
Creator William Marshall
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890's - 1900's
Associated Dates: Publication 1904
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 cd115b


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