Search results

Jump to: navigation, search
  • ...nthusiastic supporter and patron of Marshall's music. George Gordon of Buckie lived at the House of Cluny in the 18th century. It is no longer in existance.
    1 KB (158 words) - 08:47, 4 April 2012
  • ...y entering Dee at Braemar, Aberdeenshire. An entry in Macdonald, Mackinnon & Troup's '''Place names of West Aberdeenshire''' (1899, p. 111) gives: ''Cluine or Cluny Water (Braemar). Mr. MacBain, in "Badenoch Names," under Cluny, says:--"The root'' ''plateau behind Dunachton, and the dative singular of this abstract form would give the modern Cluny'' ...cotch surveyor of some attainments and reputation”, and he must have died sometime around the end of the century. This passage (from Arthur Latham Perry's '''Origins in Williamstown: A History''', 1894 ''toll-gate farm) became noted for its productiveness under the ownership of'' ''strathspeys, of which he was a master and even a successful composer and'' ''publisher, slumbered for the most part on the bridge of his fiddles, of which he'' ''invented and perhaps patented a prized improvement. Nevertheless, his residence'' ''at the head of the gorge, where the Fosters had lived for three generations, threw''
    4 KB (566 words) - 17:36, 2 January 2018
  • ...ction of Slow Airs''' (c. 1795). Poet Robert Tannahill (1774-1810) composed a song to the ("Forneth House") melody, beginning "Now Winter, wi' his cloudy brow, is far ayont yon mountains." In 1882-4, Frances Groome's '''Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland''' described Forneth like this: ...crowns a fine elevation on the NW bank of the loch of Clunie, and commands a beautiful'' ''prospect of the lake, its islet, and surrounding scenes.'' ''Printed sources'': Lerwick ('''The Kilted Fiddler'''), 1985; pp. 70-71. Petrie ('''Third Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances'''), 1790; p. 7.
    2 KB (357 words) - 14:45, 16 January 2015
  • ...s wife later successfully escaped to France. Cluny Castle was later rebuilt in the style of a manor house. See also note for "[[Lady Mary Primrose's Favorite]]."
    1 KB (191 words) - 12:54, 4 April 2012
  • ...Righ na' m Port,' or 'King of Airs', has retained its popularity through the ages and is still part of the pipe repertory today. ...ullachan Jig," a double jig such as "The Irish Washerwoman" was played. For an extensive discussion of the dance and its origins see Flett & Flett (Traditional Dancing in Scotland), 1964, pp. 132–155. ...notes MacDonald in his '''Skye Collection'''. Paul Stewart Cranford (1995) remarks that versions of this reel vary in late 20th century Cape Breton, from a simple reel setting to J. Scott Skinner’s ...eton, 1928-1982), whose style was greatly influences by the highland pipes [Cranford];A bagpipe set of the tune composed by James Logan appears in '''The Scottish Gael''' (1831) [Emmerson]. <font color=red>''Printed sources''</font> : - Aird ('''Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4'''), 1796; No. 172, p. 65. Cranford ('''Jerry Holland's Collection of Fiddle Tunes'''), 1995; No. 3, p. 2. ...of Strathspey or Old Highland Reels'''), 1780; No. 41, pp. 13–14 (as “Cumming’s Rant or Reell of Tulloch”). William Gunn ('''The Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes'''), Glasgow, 1848, p. 50.
    10 KB (1,468 words) - 01:21, 9 December 2018
  • ...house of Niel Gow, presumably to study and play with the great fiddler. According to the University of Aberdeen's J. Scott Skinner site: '' 'one of the greatest living authorities upon all things pertaining to Scotch music.' '' ''Queen's 'Fiddler.'' [note for "Cluny Castle"] ...der Walker]], born in Rhynie, Strathbogie, in 1819, who worked as a gardener for Sir Charles Forbes of Castle Newe (and who became his patron). At about age 50, in 1870, Walker followed family and emigra <font color=red>''Printed sources''</font> : - Walker ('''Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches &c.'''), 1866; p. 28.
    2 KB (349 words) - 17:03, 3 January 2018