Some 100 Scottish dance tunes with a copy of The Repository of Scots & Irish Airs [Glasgow, c 1801]
Mus. 61. d. 62
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.
- late 18th-early 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Mus. 61 d.62].
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Mus. 61. d. 62
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 17091
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.
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.
Manuscripts bound with a printed volume at the front and at the back.
- Some 100 Scottish dance tunes with a copy of 'The Repository of Scots & Irish Airs' [Glasgow, c 1801]
- EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
- Language of description