Collection of Alexander Cameron's Bagpipe Music; Scotpress; 1934; MT2015.4

Name/Title

Collection of Alexander Cameron's Bagpipe Music

About this object

Music score; A bound, photocopied, collection of 188 bagpipe scores written by Alexander Taylor Cameron. Alexander Taylor (A.T.) Cameron (1868-1957) was well known in piping circles as a piper, judge and composer. A.T. Cameron was the second son of Alexander Cameron and Elizabeth Cameron (nee Taylor) who farmed at 'Banvie' at Waddell Road, Mataura for 50 years from 1871.

Alexander and Elizabeth Cameron had seven sons and three daughters. Five of their sons were pipers: Duncan Cameron, Alexander Taylor Cameron, Donald Duncan Cameron, John Angus Cameron and William McKay Cameron. Another son, Angus Frank Cameron was a drummer and was killed on the Somme in World War One. The seventh son, Thomas died in childhood. All three daughters also died before before reaching adulthood.

Maker

Scotpress

Maker Role

Compiler

Date Made

1934

Place Made

USA, Alabama

Medium and Materials

processed materials organic, paper
processed materials plastic

Measurements

h 280mm x w 220mm x d 10mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

music objects, sheet music

Object number

MT2015.4

Rights

All rights reserved

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