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The Miller o' Hirn
ID JSS0098
Title The Miller o' Hirn
Document Reference MS2726/89
Format 250 x 325 mm
Medium Handwritten music on lined sheet
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Strathspey, Schottische
Item Description Manuscript in Skinner's hand of his Schottische or Strathspey, 'The Miller o' Hirn'. He quotes: 'The fire o' Feugh is in its sough'. For the quotation, ' See 'Dreams o' Hame' by J. D. Law.' John Johnston, the Miller at Hirn, near Banchory, was also the dedicatee of Skinner's 'Miller o' Hirn' collection (1881). You can listen to Skinner playing his well-known melody by clicking on the audio link (cd17b).
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1880's - 1900's
Associated Dates: Performance 1881
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 cd107b


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