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Page 1 of 2, The President
ID JSS0208
Title Page 1 of 2, The President
Document Reference MS2726/218
Format 236 x 296 mm
Medium Handwritten manuscript on music manuscript paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish,Violin, Dance
Item Description Manuscript in Gavin Greig's hand of page 1 of Skinner's virtuoso solo 'The President', 'Composed for American Tour' [1893], and 'arr. by Gavin Greig'. The 'Tempo di Polka', Greig writes, is '(scored in 4/4 time at composer's request.)' At the bottom of the page, in tiny handwriting, are Greig's accompaniments 'For Variations not needing the qvr [quaver] emphasised.' Along the left-hand margin is 'To be played in giving out the theme and afterwards against any Variations needing the air well brought out.' Click on the link (JSS0209) to read page one, and click on the audio link (cd123a) to hear Skinner playing it.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript Gavin Greig
Arranger Gavin Greig
Time Period 1890s
Associated Dates: Creation 1893
Associated Dates: Manuscript c1900s
Associated Dates: Publication 1904
Relationships JSS0209
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 cd123a


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