Angus Cameron's Compliments To Alex Webster

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ANGUS CAMERON'S COMPLIMENTS TO ALEX WEBSTER. Composed by Angus Cameron. James Hunter relates that composer Cameron was a mathematics teacher in Kirriemuir, and the son of a famous fiddling family, all of whom were pupils of 'Dancie' Reid of Newtyle. The personage he composed the tune for was a gamekeeper at Glenbucket in Strathdon who become "intensely interested" in fiddle making, and who made some excellent instruments, one of which he had presented to Mr. Cameron.

Printed sources: Hunter (Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 41. Martin (Taigh na Teud), 1990; pg. 16.