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Page 1 of 2, Polka Tempo, Le Messe
ID JSS0215
Title Page 1 of 2, Polka Tempo, Le Messe
Document Reference MS2726/219
Medium Handwritten manuscript on music manuscript paper with notes
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Music, Scottish, Violin,
Item Description Manuscript in Skinner's hand of the 'Polka Tempo' section of his virtuoso solo ' Le Messe' ['Le Messie', 'The Messiah']. The accompaniment differs to that given in the version at JSS0213 and in the last two lines of JSS0212. This version was not used in the final Harp & Claymore collection either. Skinner's note under the music reads 'Repeat 1st strain, then go to Trio - & D. C. [Da Capo: go back to the beginning.] Dear Gavin Greig, please see if this is a better copy than the one in MS - the Vars. are however not given here -'. Click on the audio link below to hear Skinner playing Le Messe.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890-1900's
Relationships JSS0210, JSS0211, JSS0212, JSS0213, JSS0214, JSS0216
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 cd119b


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