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CHARLES SUTHERLAND. Scottish, Reel. E Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed in 1933 by Aberdeenshire fiddler and composer J. Murdoch Henderson (1902-1972). Sutherland was a Fraserburgh violinist and "disciple" of J. Scott Skinner, according to Alastair Hardie (1992), who owned the famous and fine "Goddard" Stradivarius violin.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1992; pg. 39. Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet GLCD 3105, Aly Bain - "Lonely Bird" (1996).


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