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 Theme code Index    13b46 5217L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    J. Scott Skinner
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Aeolian (minor)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    J. Scott Skinner
 Book/Manuscript title    Scottish Violinist (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 41
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d.
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

<abc float="left"> X:1 T:Back to the Hills M:C L:1/8 C:J. Scott Skinner K:Dmin A,|D>E FE/D/ G>A BA/G/|AF {F}ED D{E/D/}^CA,|D>E FE/D/ G>A BA/G/|Ad d^c e2d|| a|[d2d'2][A2a2][B3b3][Bb]|(af) ed d2{e/d/}^ca|{D}[d2d'2][A2a2]{G,}[B3b3][Bb]| [Aa][dd'][dd'][^c^c'] e'2d'2|| </abc>

BACK TO THE HILLS. Scottish, Solo Piece (4/4 and 12/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning. AB. A 'Reverie' Composed by J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), and dedicated to Tom Fraser. Two parts plus variation sets (one in 12/8) appear in his Scottish Violinist.

Printed sources: Hardie (Caledonian Companion), 1992; pg. 111. Skinner, The Scottish Violinist; pg. 41.