Peter Kennedy Collection

Alex Grant, Carrbridge, Inverness 1955. Tape 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/1138

  • Recording date

    1955-06-30

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Carrbridge, Inverness, Invernesshire

  • Performers

    Grant, Alex (fiddle)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] .- 7. Balmoral Highlanders March. Ca' te Stirks. Strathspey. The Deil Among the Tailors (reel).- 8. Whistle O'er the Lea. Rathe Bairdie (tune of Sean Triubhas).- 9. Delvinside (repeat) (Em) [1'10"].- 10. Talk. Learned from father at age of 15. [Quality note: recording ends at 6 min. 52 sec. but carries on until 7 min. 17 sec. with unidentifiable sounds.]

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    Alex Grant with fiddle, Carrbridge, Inverness, 1955

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Alex Grant briefly introduces and performs each of his songs on the fiddle. At the end he talks a little about himself.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 23:52:00