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Manuscript music book containing the music for 74 Scottish airs

 Fonds
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.

Dates

  • 1804

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

1 volume

Physical Location

CLX-A-1128

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased April 2012. Accession no: E2012.56

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 10 December 2012
Title
Manuscript music book containing music for 74 Scottish airs

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379