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The Wounded Hussar
ID JSS0195
Title The Wounded Hussar
Document Reference MS2726/190
Format 235 x 280 mm
Medium Handwritten manuscript on music manuscript paper with notes
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish , Lament
Item Description This arrangement was printed exactly as it is here in the Harp and Claymore collection. Note on left margin [Skinner's hand] 'grand for an overture part C m [C minor ]'. Pasted under the music in Skinner's hand: It is not always the value of a tune that impresses us in after years many a trivial tune such as 'The Girl I left behind me appeals to the heart when a soldier goes abroad and leaves his wife an' Weans - the Band strikes up oblivious to her closited [sic] grief but here we have the sentiment and the reality.' Alexander Troup believed this melody to be : 'a very fine Irish air'. It may have a connection with the Gows.
Creator Unknown
Creator Manuscript George Riddell and James Scott Skinner
Arranger George Riddell
Time Period 1890-1900's
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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