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The Thrums Cairn
ID JSS0232
Title The Thrums Cairn
Document Reference x/257/1i
Format 242 x 263 mm
Medium Handwritten music on lined sheet
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Reel
Item Description Skinner has written out this tune on the outside of an envelope which is postmarked 3.30 pm Oct 28 1908 Dundee. It was sent to James McPherson of Kirriemuir. 'Thrums' is a local name for Kirriemuir, popularised in J M Barrie's novel, 'A Window in Thrums'. Skinner refers his pupil McPherson to the 'Cairngorm Manuscript in the hands of D Morrison Beauly'. He published this melody in his Monikie series. You can listen to Skinner playing this melody by clicking on the audio link (cd23c).
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Associated Dates: Manuscript October 1908
Relationships JSS0233, JSS0241
Location Angus Archives
Collection Name James Macpherson
Copyright copyright_angus.shtml
Audio Note this link will open another window so you can view the music and listen to the tune cd203c


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