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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: That part of musical form which consists of the arrangement of single notes in musical succession to define a piece of music's essential charachter.

Found in 168 Collections and/or Records:

Airs of songs and ballads collected, chiefly in Buchan, with a few from Angus and elsewhere, by George Riddell, Rosehearty (died 1942).

Identifier: MSS.3041-3043
Scope and Contents

Accounts of George Riddel's life will be found in MS.3042, inside the front cover.

Dates: Late 19th century-early 20th century.

Book of dance tunes chiefly arranged for the English guitar or the cittern., [Circa 1765.]

Identifier: MS.5449
Scope and Contents

Also included are some tunes for the keyboard (folios 38-44 verso). The pieces consist, along with some Scots tunes, of minuets, gavottes, marches, etc., by composers of the day including Thomas Arne, Arcangelo Corelli, William Felton, George Frideric Handel and Johann Adolph Hasse.

Dates: [Circa 1765.]

Book of English and Scottish tunes, composed by known authors and traditional., 18th century.

Identifier: MS.2833
Scope and Contents

The music book contains the names of James Thomson, 1702, and John Daniel. For some of the tunes this appears to be the earliest manuscript.

Dates: 18th century.

Book of United Presbyterian hymn tunes of the Rev. Dr Hugh Aird, Brechin, with associated material.

Identifier: Acc.13951
Content Description

Book of hymn tunes, with a label reading "Hugh Aird 1839" pasted onto the inside front cover. The book contains ca. 80 tunes, without texts, of the United Presbyterian Church. The tunes are arranged for four voices, and a contents list is found at the front. Paginated by the scribe 1-100, followed by 19 blank pages. With a photograph of the Rev. Hugh Aird, ?ca. 1890, and a printed obituary entitled "In Memoriam. Rev. Hugh Aird, M.A., D.D., Brechin."

Dates: 1839-1895