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Some 100 Scottish dance tunes with a copy of The Repository of Scots & Irish Airs [Glasgow, c 1801]

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Mus. 61. d. 62

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A copy of The Repository of Scots & Irish Airs, 2 volumes in one, [Glasgow, c 1801], together with incomplete copies of two unidentified printed collections of airs and marches, c 1795. The tunes of some 100 additional Scottish dances have been added in manuscript in two late-18th or early-19th cent. hands at the front and back of the volume. Six of the tunes have only the title given, and 12 others only the opening notes.

Dates

  • late 18th-early 19th cent.

Extent

22 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Mus. 61 d.62].
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Shelfmark:

Mus. 61. d. 62

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17091

Abstract

A copy of The Repository of Scots & Irish Airs [Glasgow, c 1801] containing some 100 Scottish dance tunes at the front and the back of the volume, late 18th-early 19th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Previously owned by George H. Edmonds (inscription on flyleaf); E. J. Lais; and Father David Nicholson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Father David Nicholson, 1982.

Physical Facet

Manuscripts bound with a printed volume at the front and at the back.
Title
Some 100 Scottish dance tunes with a copy of 'The Repository of Scots & Irish Airs' [Glasgow, c 1801]
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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