Seventy-seven pieces of music, dances, songs, and Scots airs, for violin. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.9454
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • [Circa 1675.] (Creation)

Extents

  • 41 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    Apparently in the same hand as GD45/26/104 in the Scottish Record Office, and as parts of MS.5778. Composers named are [Davis] Mell, [John?] Bannister, Mr Baptist (Lully?), Mr Clayton, and [Robert] Smith. The pieces 'Belle Rese' and 'Borry Royall' (folios 6 verso-7) are also in MS.9455, folios 41, 41 verso, while two others, 'Prelude' by Mell (folios 3 verso-4) and 'Borrie Fountaine Blowe' (folio 12) are also in MS.5779, folios 8 and 11 verso, 12.

  • Arrangement

    41 folios.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1979.

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript was previously deposited in the National Library of Scotland, 1957.

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