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X:1 % T:Riches Denied N:in memory of Peter Milne (The Tarland Minstrel) C:J. Murdoch Henderson S:NLS Acc.10389/8, papers of J.F. Dickie, xerox of programme for S:a Buchan Heritage Society memorial concert for John Murdoch N:Henderson, 21st August, no year given. N:Some details (straight slurs, dynamics) left out N:since ABC can't handle them; bowings also omitted M:C L:1/8 Q:1/4=63 R:pastoral K:Eb B,>EG>c B<(G G2)| (e>d)(e>c) B<G G2 |\ B,>EG>c B<G G2| F>[Bd] D<B F<B D<A,| G,>E G>c B<G G2|{E}e.d/.e/ (A>c) B<(G G>)(B|\ {E}(3e>de) A,e/c/ (3(B>=AB) G,.B/.G/| (3B,>D(B (3A,>DB E2- E) || ((3B/c/d/|[G2e2] B>)G (3E>GB [B2g2]| [Ge]>d e>c B<G [B,2G2] |\ {DB}f2 d>B (3F>fg a>g |(3f>ga (3d>ef (3FDF (3a>gf| {Bcd}[G2e2] (B>G) (3EG(B g>f) |(e>d) (e>c B<)G-(G>E)|\ (3C>EA (c>e) (3G,>B,E (G>B) |(3B,>DF H[dF]>B [G,2E2]-[G,2E2]|]



RICHES DENIED. Scottish, “Pastoral” Air (whole time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

J. Murdoch Henderson

Composed in 1927 by Aberdeenshire fiddler J. Murdoch Henderson (1902-1972) in memory of the talented but tragic fiddler-composer Peter Milne [1] (1824-1908), "The Tarland Minstrel," one of J. Scott Skinner’s mentors and playing partners.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Henderson (Flowers of Scottish Melody), 1935.

Recorded sources: -



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