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Manuscript music book containing music for 182 Strathspeys and Reels

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Identifier: Coll-1426

Scope and Contents

This volume containing the music for 182 strathspeys and reels also includes the identities of the composers. Oblong 8vo, 106 pp, paper watermarked 1830. There is a partial index. It contains signatures of William Sutherland and John Roy Stuart to the rear and others have been erased from the front. Tunes include:
  1. Lady Montgomerie, composed by the Earl of Eglinton
  2. Shela O Neal composed by Mr. Boswell of Auchinleck
  3. Ferrintosh composed by Capt. Fraser

Dates

  • 1830

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

This manuscript music book containing music for 182 Strathspeys and Reels has been produced on paper with an 1830 watermark.

Extent

1 volume

Physical Location

CLX-A-1128

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased April 2012. Accession no: E2012.55

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 10 December 2012
Title
Manuscript music book containing music for 182 Strathspeys and Reels

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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