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Records of the Scottish Musical Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1385
Scope and Contents
  1. Records of foundation and dissolution
  2. Minutes of meetings
  3. Membership records
  4. Financial records
  5. Correspondence
  6. Papers relating to the Scottish Universities Commission
  7. Newspapers relating to the society
Dates: 1879-1900

Robert Forester's book of music

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1069
Scope and Contents

The music in the book (49 pages) includes: strathspeys, hornpipes, quicksteps, reels, and jigs.

Dates: 1818
p. 50
p. 50

Song collection book entitled "Recueil de chansons choisies depuis 1656 jusques à present 1736"

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-385
Identifier: Coll-2052
Content Description This is a song book entitled "Recueil de chansons choisies depuis 1656 jusques à present 1736", France, 1736. It contains a collection of selected popular songs covering 80 years of French satire and current affairs. The book features some 135 songs, and there are 73 tunes written with musical notation. The songs are helpfully annotated with names and explanations to margins, and indexed by the names mentioned. When a tune is to be used in another song, the compiler puts in a cross-reference...
Dates: 1736

The Angus Fraser Manuscript

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-58
Scope and Contents

The Angus Fraser Music Manuscript consists of three named collections intended for publication, a series of sets of variations mostly on well-known airs, and a variety of less-organised manuscript pages. The differing interests of Simon Fraser and Angus Fraser are reflected in the Manuscript.

Dates: 19th century

The Tovey Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-411
Scope and Contents The papers include a wide range of material ranging from notes and drafts of lectures to accounts and administrative material, drafts of broadcasts to photographs and diaries, and cuttings and reviews. There is also correspondence between Tovey and Weisse, Tovey and Joachim, and Tovey and Speyer. There are also other miscellaneous papers and material.Alongside Tovey's own papers are those of his biographer Mary Grierson, who appears to have added to the original collection while...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1887-1977

University medals of Christina Struthers (Mrs. Frederick Niecks)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1507
Scope and Contents The Bronze medals awarded by the University of Edinburgh to Christina Struthers are: History of Music, 1893-1894 Counterpoint and Composition,1895-1896 Musical Analysis, 1897-1898 They had been presented in small padded cases prepared by: Alexander Kirkwood and Son, Medalists, 9 St. James Square, Edinburgh. This Edinburgh firm of...
Dates: 1893-1898

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Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 3
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 3
Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 2
Absolon, Elizabeth, fl. 1850-1857 1
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Aikman, James, fl. 1804 1
Baillie, George, 1664-1738 (Scottish politician) 1
Barsanti, Francis, 1690-1772, flautist, oboist, composer. 1
Blades, James, 1901-1999 (English percussionist) 1
Boughton, Alice, 1866-1943 (Photographer) 1
Boulanger, Juliette Nadia, 1887-1979 (French composer and music teacher) 1
Collinson, Francis Montgomery, 1895-1985 1
Cowan, Kate M., fl. 1888 1
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848 (composer) 1
Dowland, John, c 1563-1626 (English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer.) 1
Education Authority for Edinburgh 1
Firth, George, 1901-1983 (scientist, professional singer, teacher, choral and orchestral conductor, lecturer, administrator and author) 1
Forester, Robert, fl. 1818 1
Fraser, Angus, c 1800-1870 (Musician, Colour Sergeant) 1
Fraser, Simon, 1773-1852 (father of Angus Fraser) 1
Galilei, Michelagnolo, 1575-1631 (Italian composer and lutenist) 1
Grierson, Mary Gardner (pianist and conductor) 1
Holiday, Henry, 1839-1927 (pre-Raphaelite painter) 1
Joachim, Joseph, 1831-1907 (violinist) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
Mackie, Neil, b 1946 (Scottish tenor) 1
Macleod, Kenneth, 1871-1955 (Church of Scotland minister and folklorist) 1
Morison, Agnes, fl. 1829 1
Morrison, James, fl. 1875-1893 (bagpiper) 1
Newman, Sidney Thomas Mayow, 1906-1971 (Reid Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 1
Niecks, Professor, Friedrich, 1845-1924 (Professor of Music) 1
Oakeley, Herbert Stanley, Sir, 1830-1903 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 1
Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758 (Scottish poet and bookseller) 1
Robinson, John, 1727-1802 (Westmorland MP) 1
Sanders, Dora Susan Chalmers, fl. 1924-1928 (student; wife of James Russell Turner) 1
Scottish Musical Society (1879-1900) 1
Struthers, Christina, d. 1944 (Mus.Bac. 1899 | wife of Frederick Niecks) 1
Tovey, Sir Donald Francis, 1875-1940 (Reid Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 1
Waddell Orchestra and Soloists 1
Waddell, Maimie, fl. 1933-1984 (conductor) 1
Waddell, Ruth, 1891-1980 (violoncello teacher and performer) 1
Wallace, Alexander, fl. 1880-1910 (bagpiper) 1
Weisse, Sophie, 1852-1945 (Scottish music teacher) 1
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