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Four bundles of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser arrs. [arrangements] of songs, Part 1, 2, 3, & 4, c 1900-1946


Scope and Contents

Four bundles of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser arrs. [arrangements] of songs, Part 1, 2, 3, & 4. Sheets prepared for engraving by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, music and text sheets generally held together song by song, in no particular order, manuscripts, including songs from the different Songs of the Hebrides, vols., some Scots songs, some arrangements for voice and harp (piano), marked as arranged by Patuffa Kennedy-Fraser, but mainly in Marjory Kennedy-Fraser’s hand, some arrangements for solo piano, various notes.

  1. Part 1. Including three of the four arrangements published as Organ Pieces from the Hebrides, presumably in the hand of the arranger, W. Greenhouse Allt.
  2. Part 2. Including. ‘Sea-Longing’/‘An Ionndrainn Mhara’ and ‘Hebridean Smuggler’s Song’, piano arrangements by Granville Bantock, in his hand.
  3. Part 3. Part 4. Including letter from [Alex] Fraser, British Linen Bank, Stornoway, 7 Mar. 1908; ‘A Slow Skye Boat Song (Iorram), (With a heavy catch of fish)’, small music sheet in Miss Tolmie’s hand attached; ‘Erisgay Lullaby’/‘Ho ro Lady bheag’, marked ‘August 1905, From Father Allan’s Housekeeper’.


  • Creation: c 1900-1946


Language of Materials

English and Scottish Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

Due to format, there is no current listening access to the recordings.


4 folders

Previous reference

Gen. 280

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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