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Lady Mary Ramsay
ID JSS0100
Title Lady Mary Ramsay
Document Reference MS2726/95
Format 235 x 301 mm
Medium pen & ink on music manuscript paper,with handwritten notes
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish Fiddle Music, Strathspey, Lady Mary Ramsay
Item Description Manuscript in Skinner's hand of 'Strathspey - "Lady Mary Ramsay"- [by] Nathaniel Gow'. Note below [in the hand of George riddell?], on piece of paper pasted in, reads, 'This is, perhaps, the most popular of Natianiel Gow's tunes, & is played by ilka rustic on his Melodian [sic] or Concertina. The original Key is E [flat]. Keys to the musician are what colours are to the Painter. This tune is specially inserted to Roderick Kemp of Macallum [sic.: 'Macallan', a whisky], who was present as one of the Judges in Inverness Sept. 1863, when Scott Skinner gained the First Prize for Marshall's "Marquis of Huntly's Farewell".'
Creator Nathaniel Gow
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890's - 1900's
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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