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Music at the NLS
by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
Intended as a companion volume to the 'Edinburgh musical miscellany' with music illustration, Edinburgh, 1792
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Songs, Scots, Songs, Scots
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
With final four 'Explanation of the Scots words.' leaves
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL; Ritson, J; Johnson, J; Egerton, J
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Playford, Henry, b. 1657; Playford, John, 1623-1686?. English dancing master
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Includes tunes followed by directions for each dance
Topics: Country-dances, Dance music, Dance, Violin music
Frontis. portrait (plate) of Thomas Mace signed: Hen. Cook pinx. W. Faithorne sculp
Topics: Music, Music, Church music, Lute, Stringed instruments, Viol
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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A fourth volume was later published in [1778?]
Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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Imprint of original: Printed in Aberdeen : by Iohn Forbes, and are to be sold at his printing-house above the meal-market at the sign of the Tovvns-Armes, 1682
Topic: Songs, English
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Burns contributed 184 songs, wrote most of the prefaces to the different volumes, and may be said to have edited the work. The arrangements of the airs were prepared chiefly by Stephen Clarke. Cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 16
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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A reissue of the Edinburgh 1862 ed
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Edited by David Herd
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Wood, J. Muir
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For voice and piano
Topic: Songs, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEd
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Library copy: wanting p. 72-73 of the first volume
Topics: Songs, English, Songs, Scots, Songs, Irish
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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The titlepages to books 3-6 read: 'The Caledonian pocket companion containing a favourite collection of Scotch tunes with variations for the German flute or violin by James Oswald. London Printed for the author & sold at his musick shop in St. Martin's Church-Yard in the Strand.'
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by Melodist; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEd
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Published in parts
1762 re-issue with added third volume
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Original published 1700 : London : Printed by William Pearson, for Henry Playford, 1700
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Unacc. melodies
Topic: Songs, Scots
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by Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758
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A collection of pamphlets previously issued separately by Ramsay. The collection was probably first published in 1719 without a collective titlepage and subsequently re-issued in April? 1720 with prefatory material and a collective titlepage but little attempt at continuous pagination. In later issues in 1720, 1721 and 1722, all with same collective titlepage dated 1720, increasing efforts were made at continuous pagination as the work was extended with new poems and the constituent parts were...
Topics: English poetry, Scottish poetry
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by Herd, David, 1732-1810; Hecht, Hans, 1876-1945
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Without music. The editor's notes include references to tunes
Topics: Paton, George, 1721-1807, Burns, Robert, 1759-1796, Cape Club (Edinburgh, Scotland), Songs, Scots
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by Thumoth, Burke; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
No pagination beyond the introduction
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Parke, William Thomas; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by P.P. - Dublin. - Nation; Duffy, Charles G., Sir; Writers of The Nation
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Supplied title
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by Caledonian Songster; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Reissued in London in 1775 under the title: 'The buck's bottle campanion: .. With about two hundred toasts and sentiments'
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A second volume was published in the following year
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
A 19th century reprint from a broken set of the two issues of the 1719-20 edition. Vol. 1, 3-5 belong to the first issue; v. 2 and 6 to the second
Topic: Ballads, English
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by Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Anonymous. By Allan Ramsay
First published in 1769 as 'Ancient and modern Scots songs'
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"A selection of standard music, songs, duets, glees ... and articles in musical and general literature."
Topic: Songs, English
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
The titlepages to vols. 3-6 read: 'The musical miscellany; being a collection of choice songs, and lyrick poems: with the basses to each tune, and transpos'd for the flute. ..'
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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With an additional, engraved, titlepage, and engraved frontispiece
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Also available as single numbers 1-100
"The publisher of the following compilation having come by accident into the possesion of the first 192 pages, .. of The musical miscellany, .. published at Perth in 1786, he immediately resolved to finish the volume on a more enlarged plan .. this may properly be considered as a new edition, .." (preface)
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Music at the NLS
by Thomson, William; Wood, J. Muir; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Begun in 1876, notes etc. found loose in the volume have been pasted in at the end
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by Gilchrist, John, Editor of A Collection of Scottish Ballads, Tales and Songs
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Earlier edition has title: A collection of Scottish ballads, tales, and songs, ancient and modern
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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First published in 1769 as 'Ancient and modern Scots songs'