J. Scott Skinner (1)

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J. SCOTT SKINNER [1] (THE STRATHSPEY KING). Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler and composer J. Murdoch Henderson (1902-1972) in 1933, in honor of the renowned Scots fiddler-composer J. Scott Skinner [1] (1843-1927). Murdoch also named a strathspey composition in Skinner's honor (see J. Scott Skinner (2)").

Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford]

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 71, p. 32. Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]




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