Frank Gilruth (1)

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FRANK GILRUTH [1]. Scottish, Hornpipe (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by the great Scottish fiddler and composer J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), from his Harp and Claymore collection (1904). In the same volume is a melody composed by Gilruth, an air called "Farewell to Gartly." See also Skinner's "Happy Frank", also composed for Gilruth.

Frank Gilruth (1853-1915)

Gilruth was a teacher of commerce at Dumfries Academy for over thirty five years, but as also an amateur artist and fiddler-composer; he was a friend to both Skinner and Peter Milne.



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Skinner (The Scottish Violinist), 1900; p. 43.

Recorded sources:




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