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Royal Deeside The Singing Land

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Deeside has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to music and song. From its source, high on Braeriach to its mouth at Aberdeen, the river Dee could be described as a river of song; such is the wealth of music and song that follows her course to the North Sea. Two of Scotland's great fiddlers and composer's were born on Deeside; Peter Milne "the Tarland Minstrel," to whom Paul Anderson is related and his most famous pupil James Scott Skinner "the Strathspey King." Both players had successful careers and both performed for Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle but Skinner...

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