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Collection of assorted music

Identifier: Coll-1173

Scope and Contents

The item contains musical notation to some short pieces including: 'Sir Patrick Spens'; 'Lord Aboyne'; 'The song of the olden time'; 'The convent bell'; 'Der Alpenjaeger'; 'Jock o' Hazeldean'; 'The Laird o' Cockpen'; and, 'For a' that'. There are also some marches, waltzes and polkas.


  • Creation: 1829


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Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

The bound item of musical manuscript has the name Agnes Morison, 1829, noted inside.


1 folder

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Cora Cuthbert, Edinburgh, whose many activities have included viola player with Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh, 1950s and 1960s, librarian, and donor. Accession no: E2009.15.

Processing Information

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library.

Collection of assorted music - short pieces, 1829
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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