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Collection of 4 Manuscript music books containing music for pipes

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Identifier: Coll-1429
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of: 1 x manuscript volume - 12 pages with ornamental borders - name James Morrison, Scroggie Hill, 20 October 1875 1 x manuscript volume - 42 pages with ornamental borders - name Jas. Morison, 23 October 1878 1 x manuscript volume - 16 pages which includes rubber stamp of J.M. Miller, Musical Repository, Perth, and name James Morrison, Scroggie Hill,...
Dates: 1875-1893

Collection of assorted music

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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.
Dates: 1829

Collection of music

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Identifier: Coll-1179
Scope and Contents The item contains musical notation to some short pieces including: 'White wings'; 'Dinah Doe'; duet from 'Ruddigore''; the 'Reel of Tulloch'; 'The Happy Fatherland'; and, 'Mia bella'.
Dates: 1888

Collection of Old Scots Tunes [...] Set and most humbly dedicated to the Right Honorable Lady Erskine, by Francis Barsanti

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Identifier: Coll-1687
Scope and Contents The content of the work is: 'Dumbarton's Drums', Kat Oggie', 'Ettrick Banks', 'Lochaber', 'The Lass of Peatie's mill', 'The Highland Laddie', 'Busk ye buske ye my bonny bride', 'The last time I came o'er the moor', 'Corn riggs are bonny', 'Waly waly', 'Johnnie Faa', 'Lord Aboyne's welcome or Cumbernauld House', 'The Bush aboon Traquair', 'To danton me', 'The Birks of Envermay', 'Fife and all the Lands about it', 'Peggy I must love thee', 'Logan water', 'Pinkie House', 'The Sutours of Selkirk',...
Dates: 1742

Concert programmes of the Orchestral Lecture-Concerts for School Children in the Usher Hall, 1924-1928

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Identifier: Coll-1557
Scope and Contents The concert programmes consist of: 4th Orchestral Lecture-Concert for School Children in the Usher Hall, Friday 22 February 1924. Education Authority for Edinburgh 5th Orchestral Lecture-Concert for School Children in the Usher Hall, Friday 29 February 1924. Education Authority for Edinburgh 6th Orchestral Lecture-Concert for School Children in the Usher Hall, Friday 7 March...
Dates: 1924-1928

Concert programmes of the Waddell Orchestra, 1933-1984

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Identifier: Coll-1499
Scope and Contents In addition to the Concert Programmes there is a copy of a Questionnaire on Youth Orchestras sent by a researcher to the Orchestra in 1988, along with the answers prepared for the form, and associated correspondence. The collection of Concert Programmes is composed of: 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 9th December 1933 ...
Dates: 1933-1988

Correspondence with James Blades, and material relating to percussion instruments

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Identifier: Coll-1171
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a number of letters to James Blades including : letter from Music Librarian, Liverpool City Libraries, 20 June 1967, about a title to do with the tambourine letter from Music Librarian, Liverpool City Libraries, 27 June 1967, indicating that photostat pages relevant to the tambourine will be sent to Blades letter from Deutsche Grammophon (GB) Ltd....
Dates: 1930-1967

George Baillie Collection of Music Manuscripts

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Identifier: Coll-1061
Scope and Contents This collection contains music manuscripts dating mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries, which belonged to George Baillie. It mostly consists of arias and cantatas by composers such as Giovanni Bononcini, Alessandro Scarlatti, Giovanni Pergolese, George Handel, and many more. Most of the manuscripts are in Italian.
A few later manuscripts from the 20th century have obviously been subsequently added to the collection, although there is no information on their provenance.
Dates: 1700-1830; 20th century

Letters of Henry Holiday to Helen Patuffa Hood

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Identifier: Coll-1558
Scope and Contents All three letters are on the letterhead of 'Wansfell', 18 Chesterfield Gardens, Hampstead NW 3, and dated 17 January 1921, 8 February 1921, and 17 February 1922. Each open with the salutation, 'My dear Patuffa'. The letter of 17 January 1921 begins, 'I have just found, to my much delight, Mrs Kennedy Fraser's invitation to your wedding, wh. reached me at Betty-Fold, our house at the Lakes'. Holiday had hoped to attend, 'but when I unpacked the invitation had disappeared'. He...
Dates: 1921-1922

Manuscript music book containing a collection of Highland bagpipe music [...] Alexander Wallace

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Identifier: Coll-1428
Scope and Contents The item is a bound manuscript book, with cloth-covered boards. The volume contains the former front cover with the bookseller's details: The Cowdenbeath Manuscript Music Book, Williamson, Music seller, Cowdenbeath. The cloth board, inside front cover, has a handwritten title-page: 'A collection of / highland bagpipe music, / containing strathspeys / marches quicksteps / laments hornpipes / highland schottisches, jigs / reels polkas waltzes and country dances / Arranged and Written by /...
Dates: 1880-1910

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