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The Cradle Song
ID JSS0577
Title The Cradle Song
Document Reference MS3088
Format 238 x 300 mm
Medium Handwritten music on lined sheet
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Pastoral Air, Violin Music
Item Description Manuscript, in Gavin Greig's hand, of page 1 of Skinner's Harp and Claymore Collection. This is the final draft, the copy used by the printers when they set the music for publication. Afterwards, the publishers returned the draft copy to Greig. Compare this version with those at JSS0062 and JSS0064. Click on the audio link to hear Skinner playing the Cradle Song.
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript Gavin Greig
Time Period 1800 - 1900's
Associated Dates: Manuscript 1900s
Related Images MS2726
Relationships JSS0062, JSS0064
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore (Argo)
Audio Note this link will open another window so you can view the music and listen to the tune cd213a


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