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J. SCOTT SKINNER [1]. AKA - "J. Scott Skinner (2)." Scottish, Strathspey. 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 reel composition in Skinner's honor (see "J. Scott Skinner (1)").

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

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 94, p. 40. Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935.

Recorded sources: Breton Books and Records BOC 1HO, Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald - "Classic Cuts" (reissue of Celtic Records CX40). Tartan Tapes CDTT1004, Paul Anderson - "Heat the Hoose" (1998).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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