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Musical compositions.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: General term for the creation and conceptual arrangements of music into works to be performed.

Found in 240 Collections and/or Records:

Transcripts, possibly by Harie Maule, of a total of 111 pieces for bass viol by Jean de Ste Colombe., 4th quarter of the 17th century.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.9468-9469
Scope and Contents

Some of the music consists of versions for a single instrument of de Ste Colombe's 'Concerts’ for two bass viols. The remaining pieces are otherwise unknown.

Dates: 4th quarter of the 17th century.

Twenty-three pieces of music, chiefly dances, in French lute tablature., Mid 17th century.

 Item
Identifier: MS.9451
Scope and Contents

Composers named are Gautier le vieux, Gautier d'Angleterre, Vincent, Pinel, Hautman, and Bouvier.

Dates: Mid 17th century.

Unbound manuscript music., 1743-19th century, undated

 File
Identifier: MS.3352 [Ing.305]
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Military airs, almost all mentioned in the history of military music (MS.3353) which they were intended to illustrate. They are taken from various sources, such as the Dalhousie and Macfarlane manuscripts and a manuscript music-book of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, and include transcripts of two manuscripts of William Byrd's Battle Piece. So far as possible, they have been arranged in the order in which they are mentioned in MS.3353, to the sections...
Dates: 1743-19th century, undated

Various musical compositions of James Scott Skinner., 1870, [circa 1900], 1924, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.22078, folios 50-72
Scope and Contents

Some of the compositions are written on leaves from a music book and others are written on the backs of printed sheets.

Dates: 1870, [circa 1900], 1924, undated.

Various piano reductions, parts and arrangements for musical works by G W Crawford., [?1892-?1941.]

 File
Identifier: MS.21907
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Piano reduction (folio 1) and arrangement for brass band (folio 15) of ‘In varying moods’;

(ii) Piano reduction and some orchestral parts (strings and some wind) of the march ‘Now or never’ (folio 25);

(iii) Piano reductions, the first of which is dated ‘12/2/11’ (folio 38), of ‘Coronation march (folio 35).

Dates: [?1892-?1941.]

Volume of 'Opera songs' belonging to Hugh Rose of Kilravock (died 1755), whose name as Hugh Rose of Geddes, with the date 25 November 1738, are on the inside of the back cover.

 Item
Identifier: MS.21748
Scope and Contents

The songs are set with a melody line and bass only, and consist of excerpts from works of many of the major opera composers of the first third of the 18th century, notably Hasse, Handel, Porpora and Vinci.

One or two small dances have been put into blank spaces, and on page 1 there is a set of variations by William McGibbon on a theme by Corelli.

Dates: 1738.