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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 /...

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: Lady Montgomerie, composed by the Earl of Eglinton Shela O Neal composed by Mr....

Manuscript music book containing music for 43 Scottish, German and French dances

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Identifier: Coll-1425
Scope and Contents The first leaf of the oblong 8vo item of [60]pp. is headed 'Scottish Quadrilles'. It includes German and French examples as well as a couple of waltzes and a mazurka. Many of the tunes are initialled and are dated from October 1850 to April 1857, some with the location Wemyss. The volume was produced by M'Dowall, Greig and Wahler, lithographic and letterpress printers, Edinburgh. It has a coloured scrollwork cover.

Manuscript music book containing the music for 74 Scottish airs

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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.

Music mss: 'Fausta': aria

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Identifier: Coll-1172
Scope and Contents Music manuscript - the aria Tu che voli gi'd spirto beata from Fausta.

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.

Papers of Francis Montgomery Collinson

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Identifier: Coll-90
Scope and Contents The papers of Francis Montgomery Collinson consist of songs, correspondence, and notebooks.

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

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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.

Papers of Joseph Joachim and family

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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 relatives,...

Papers of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser

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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 Marjory...

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 3
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Absolon, Elizabeth, fl. 1850-1857 1
Aikman, James, fl. 1804 1
Baillie, George, 1664-1738 (Scottish politician) 1