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The Weeping Birches of Kilmorack
ID JSS0257
Title The Weeping Birches of Kilmorack
Document Reference x/257/3e
Format 126 x 201 mm
Medium Handwritten music on lined sheet
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Pastoral
Item Description The weeping birches were dying trees at Kilmorack, a glen near Beauly, Inverness-shire. Although a pathetic sight, the grey trees were near a railway line, and suffered when a train, carrying lime, derailed. Skinner wrote this version out on a letter.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Arranger James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1900s
Related Images JSS0712
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 cd204a


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