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Manuscript music book containing the music for 74 Scottish airs

Identifier: Coll-1427

Scope and Contents

This volume containing the music for 74 Scottish airs, includes:

  1. Cauld Kail in Aberdeen
  2. The bush aboon Traquair
  3. Oh! Open the door Lord Gregory
  4. Auld Robin Gray

Oblong 8vo, 24pp. Paper watermarked 1804. Signature of James Aikman, Perth.


  • Creation: 1804


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Conditions Governing Access

Open to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance of visit.

Biographical / Historical

James Aikman of Perth signed his name to a volume - a manuscript music book - containing music for 74 Scottish airs, circa 1804.


1 volume

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased April 2012. Accession no: E2012.56

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 10 December 2012

Manuscript music book containing music for 74 Scottish airs
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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