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

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 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 number
MT2015.4
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