Bonnie Glenfarg

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 Theme code Index    13 55 6L7L 33
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    J. Scott Skinner
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    12/8
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    J. Scott Skinner
 Book/Manuscript title    Cairngorum Series No. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1922
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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BONNIE GLENFARG. Scottish, Slow Air. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by J. Scott Skinner (1846–1927). Skinner wrote out the piece for Rose Wood of Banff's pupil, Kiloh, as can be seen in a copy of the manuscript at the University of Aberdeen's Skinner site [1]. The composer noted at the bottom of the page: 'Will make a pretty Skirt Dance. Slow, play languidly.' Glenfarg is a small village in the Ochil Hills in the county of Perth and Kinross and was once a popular holiday destination.

Printed source: Hunter (The Fiddle Music of Scotland), 1988; No. 22. Skinner (Cairngorm Series No. 1), 1922; p. 2.

T:Bonnie Glenfarg
B:Cairngorm Collection
C:J. Scott Skinner
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