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Whistle o'er the Lave o't
ID JSS0119
Title Whistle o'er the Lave o't
Document Reference MS2726/116
Format 243 x 302 mm
Medium en & ink on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish fiddle music, Scottish Dance Music, Sean Trews
Item Description Manuscript in Skinner's hand, for the Dance Sean Trews [Seann Triubhas], the tune [by] John Bruce. Skinner hasn't given detailed bowing, but tells the player to use '4 bows' to each bar. The printed bass line uses only octave crotchets. Along the right margin he wrote 'The composer died in Dumfries Poorhouse.' Bruce (c. 1720-1785), b. Braemar, Aberdeenshire, d. Dumfries, was a Jacobite soldier, played for dances, and was a 'remarkable Reel Fiddler'. Click on the audio link below to hear Skinner playing it.
Creator John Bruce
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
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 cd211a


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