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Talisker (poem)
ID JSS0762
Title Talisker (poem)
Document Reference LO 786.45 Sk3
Format 250 x 348 mm
Medium Printed page
Item Type Sheet Music
Subject Scottish Music, Poem to accompany the melody
Item Description La Teste's humourous poem (which uses North East Scotland dialect in a West Highland accent!), praises Talisker whisky at the expenses of the distilleries around his native Elgin. The poem is not set to the music - it is merely intended to accompany the melody. Note in the last verse, the reference to Professor John Stuart Blackie, the first professor of Celtic at Edinburgh University who wrote an introduction to Skinner's Logie Collection.
Creator La Teste
Publisher James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1880s
Associated Dates: Creation 1882
Associated Dates: Publication 1883
Relationships JSS0730, JSS0760, JSS0761, JSS0763
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name James Scott Skinner, Original Compositions
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