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Hornpipes. Musical compositions.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Pieces of music composed to accompany a hornpipe (a lively dance associated with sailors, typically performed by one person). Source: 'Concise Oxford English dictionary', 11th edition (Oxford, 2004).

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Microfilm of musical works, chiefly dances, from the papers of the firm of J and R Glen.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.960
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Volume containing 418 marches, hornpipes, and jigs, 235 strathspeys and reels, and 14 piobaireachd, 1687 (Acc.8396, number 1);Volume containing a small collection of marches and dances by Duncan Fergusson, 1884 (Acc.8396, number 2);Collection of 164 strathspeys and reels, and one piobaireachd (lament for Cluny Macpherson, ‘composed by Malcolm Macpherson, 1885’), 19th century (Acc.8396, number 3);Collection of about 200 marches...
Dates: 1847-1974.

Music book compiled by J Crichton Donaldson.

Identifier: MS.22170
Scope and Contents The signature of J Crichton Donaldson has been written on the pastedowns inside both front and back covers and at folio 55.The music book was begun in 1853 and continued until at least 20 September 1855 and contains a large number of tunes, numbered to 1080 (folio 97 verso), followed by more, unnumbered, tunes. They consist chiefly of dances, together with several military marches, some songs, sets of variations and a few original solos requiring a more developed technique and...
Dates: 1853-[1855, or after].