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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
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants. [Please click twice to see the full manuscript]
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

 Fonds
Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Minutes and papers of the Scottish Electroacoustic Music Association (SEMAS)

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1623
Identifier: Coll-1963
Scope and Contents This fonds consist of the records of the Scottish Electroacoustic Music Association (SEMAS), including minutes, memorandum and articles of association, correspondence, and financial and legal documents: Minutes and supporting documents for the meetings taking place on 23 October 1987, 10 December 1987, 15 February 1988, 7 March 1988, 26 April 1988, 24 June 1988, 6 October 1988, 24 February 1993, 19 April...
Dates: 1987-1996

Music collection of Professor Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-450
Content Description The collection contains music, orchestrations and arrangements for strings, wind, brass etc by Professor Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley. Many of the sheets are stamped Edinburgh University, Musical Society. There are also board-mounted diplomas and certificates, with list of these.Music in Box 1: Die Ehre Gottes in der Natur It was a friar of orders grey The Briton's fatherland Volkslied by Mendelsohn Freedom Up in the morning...
Dates: 1855-1901

Music mss: 'Fausta': aria

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1172
Scope and Contents

Music manuscript - the aria Tu che voli gi'd spirto beata from Fausta.

Dates: 1832

Musical manuscripts, artwork, and photographs relating to Helen Patuffa Hood

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Identifier: Coll-1393
Scope and Contents

This fonds contains paper documents such as correspondence to Helen Patuffa Hood, concerts programmes and other printed materials; artworks by Helen Patuffa Hood; and material related to the book Songs of the Hebrides. In the out-sized box are some photographs of Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy-Fraser.

Dates: 1909-1938

Papers of Francis Montgomery Collinson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-90
Scope and Contents

The papers of Francis Montgomery Collinson consist of songs, correspondence, and notebooks.

Dates: 20th century

Papers of George Firth relating to his published work on Donald Tovey

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1471
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a typed draft, other drafts, a spiral bound copy of Donald Francis Tovey a portrait of a great man and a loose-leaf copy. There is also correspondence, transcriptions and copies of correspondence, scripts, notes, talks, programmes, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1880-1980

Papers of Joseph Joachim and family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1711
Scope and Contents The papers consist of letters, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, concert programmes and music scores mainly relating to Joseph Joachim. Most of the records date from the later part of his life and after his death. Other members of his family are mentioned too, in particular his wife Amalie Joachim and his nephew Harold Henry Joachim, as well as his grand-nieces Jelly d'Arányi and Adila Fachiri.The collection contains descriptions of Joseph Joachim’s character by his...
Dates: 19th-20th century

Papers of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1036
Scope and Contents The content of the Papers at shelfmark Gen. 273-286 include a manuscript volume of Gaelic songs, manuscripts and proofs of The songs of the Hebrides, papers relating to The Seal Woman, proofs of Life of Song, and newspaper cuttings. Correspondence at shelfmark Gen. 519-520 includes letters from various members of the Kennedy family in Italy to the family at home, 1879-1880, letters to...
Dates: 1879-1930

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Language
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Multiple languages 3
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Names
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 3
Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 3
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 3
Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
Absolon, Elizabeth, fl. 1850-1857 1
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Aikman, James, fl. 1804 1
Allison, Richard, c. 1560 - c. 1610 (composer) 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
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 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
Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust (ECAT) 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
MacMillan, Sir James Loy, b 1959 (Knight Bachelor | Scottish classical composer and conductor) 1
Mackie, Neil, b 1946 (Scottish tenor) 1
Macleod, Kenneth, 1871-1955 (Church of Scotland minister and folklorist) 1
Magdić, Josip, 1937-2020 (Composer and conductor; Professor at the Music Academy of the University of Sarajevo) 1
Morison, Agnes, fl. 1829 1
Morrison, James, fl. 1875-1893 (bagpiper) 1
Nelson, Peter, fl 1979-2022 (Professor Emeritus, Music and Technology, Edinburgh College of Art) 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 Electroacoustic Music Association (SEMAS) (1988-c 1996) 1
Scottish Musical Society (1879-1900) 1
Sheppard, Hazel Rosemary, fl 1986-2013 (Company Secretary of the Edinburgh Contemporary Arts Trust) 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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