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Musical compositions.

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:

Microfilm of Panmure music books.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.441
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Treble part book, 3rd quarter of 17th century, of seven dance pieces by 'Mr Simpsone' (Christopher Simpson?) (MS.9453);Seventy-seven pieces of music, dances, songs, and Scots airs, for violin, [circa 1675] (MS.9454);First treble part book, 3rd quarter of 17th century, of pieces of music, chiefly dances, for viols (MS.9455);Second treble part book, 3rd quarter of 17th century, of pieces of music, chiefly dances, for viols...
Dates: 3rd quarter of 17th century-[circa 1675].

Microfilm of Panmure music books containing; 'Pieces de viole de Mʳ Marais'; "Folies d'Espagne" by Marin Marais; and, transcripts of 111 pieces for bass viol by Jean de Ste Colombe.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.473
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: 'Pieces de viole de Mʳ Marais', compiled before 1685 (MS.9465), 46 frames;'Pieces de viole de Mʳ Marais', compiled before 1685 (MS.9466), 48 frames;"Folies d'Espagne" and other pieces for bass viol by Marin Marais, compiled before 1685. (MS.9467), 29 frames;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 (MS.9468), 19 frames;...
Dates: 4th quarter of 17th century.

Microfilm of two Panmure music books.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.569
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Music book, [circa 1640], of Lady Jean Campbell (MS.9449), 79 frames;

About 100 pieces of music, mid 17th century, chiefly dances, in French lute tablature (MS.9452), 61 frames.

Dates: Mid 17th century.

Minute and account book of the Perth Incorporation of Hammermen., 1518-1744.

Identifier: MS.19239
Scope and Contents

This volume was started in 1584 and all entries of earlier date are noted to have been copied out of an "auld buik".

The contents are as follows.

(i) Admission of William Lander, book binder and parchment-maker, Perth, 1584 (folio 1);

(ii) Pious verses addressed to the Incorporation, 1584 (folio 1 verso);

(iii) Minutes and accounts, 1518-1744 (folio 2);

(iv) Fragment of early music (folio 268).

Dates: 1518-1744.

Miscellaneous collection of instrumental music by Learmont Drysdale., [1893-1898.]

Identifier: MS.3212
Scope and Contents

Includes a piano score of the overture 'Herondean' (folio 32), a Maypole dance from 'The Red Spider' (folio 3), and duplicates of MS.3207: Ballade, for violin and piano (folio 9).

Dates: [1893-1898.]

Miscellaneous Gaelic songs and papers of Rose Ethel Bassin., 1931-1968.

Identifier: MS.14925
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Chiefly words, 1931-1967. Includes (folio 76) letter in Gaelic from Donald MacPhail, Inverness, 1955 (folio 1); (ii) Word-sheets for school concerts, 1942-1948 (folio 79); (iii) Music (including accompaniments), 1931-1968 (folio 116).Includes the following miscellaneous songs ‘Crodh Chailein’ (folios 1 recto, 157 recto); “Crònan Cuallaich” (folio 3 recto); ‘Ailein Duinn’ (folio 4 recto, 29 recto); ‘An Gille Dubh Ciar-dhubh’ (folio 5...
Dates: 1931-1968.

Miscellaneous items of and concerning the Ker family including poetry, drawings and school exercise books., 1653-1826, undated.

Identifier: MS.5459
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Two political ballads, and complimentary verses to Sir Andrew Ker, 1676, and to Lord Jedburgh, undated (folio 1);(ii) Minutes of Bedrule kirk session, 1653-1654, recording attempts to choose a new minister (folio 6);(iii) Five school exercise-books, circa 1820-1821; two (both signed St Clair) contain a Latin poem on William Tell and notes on Greek history respectively, and the three others contain notes on Euclid (folio...
Dates: 1653-1826, undated.

Miscellaneous material of John Davidson., [?1871-?1926.]

Identifier: MS.22072
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Letters, notes and poems to John Davidson (folio 1);(ii) A list of Davidson’s compositions (folio 11);(iii) A list of books on music bought by Davidson, 1886-1906 (folio 12);(iv) Various musical compositions and sketches (folio 20);(v) Postcards, photographs and prints of Aberdeen and Woodside (folio 70);(vi) Other printed items (folio 99);(vii) Press cuttings, [circa...
Dates: [?1871-?1926.]

Miscellaneous music and words from various cultures collected by Rose Ethel Bassin., 1938-1969.

Identifier: MS.14929
Scope and Contents The miscellaneous music and words are from various cultures other than Scottish Gaelic, notably Russian (folios 20-32), Aramaic (folios 33-36), French (-Canadian) (folios 37-40), Chilean (folios 41-43), Irish (folio 44), Scots (folios 45-53), English (folio 55 on).Also included are the following;(i) Music connected with B.Mus. (Durham) correspondence course, 1938-1941 (folio 1);(ii) See above. Folio 35, letter of Ruth Rubin, folksinger, New York, 26 August...
Dates: 1938-1969.

Miscellaneous music of W B Moonie., 1915, undated.

Identifier: MS.22010
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) A setting, different from that in MS.22009, for violin and piano, of the anonymous Scottish ballad 'Edward! Edward!', 1915. (Folio 1).(ii) A setting for voice and piano of Herrick's 'Glide, gentle stream'. (Folio 8).(iii) A setting of George Scott Moncrieff's 'Song of Roland'. (Folio 12).(iv) Pieces numbered 2-5 of an unidentified work, or arrangement, for piano. (Folio 16).(v) A setting of 'Woodland...
Dates: 1915, undated.

Miscellaneous pieces and scraps of music by Maude Beswick., Mid 20th century.

Identifier: MS.21641
Scope and Contents

The pieces include vocal music, versions of the ‘Reverie’ and ‘Romance’ for violin and piano (MS.2635: 'Violin solos'), and ‘The waterwheel’ for piano (also found as a piece marked ‘tempo giusto’ in MS.21638 ('Piano solos').

Dates: Mid 20th century.

Miscellaneous Scottish music., 18th century-19th century.

Identifier: MS.1782
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) ‘Tom and Will’ for voice, and ‘Cupids Doomsday’ for voice and virginal;

(ii) ‘A Souldier and a Sailer’ for voice and virginal;

(iii) A Largo attributed to Thomas A Erskine, 6th Earl of Kellie;

(iv) ‘Rock-loving Echo’, glee, by John Turnbull;

(v) ‘Bonny wee thing’ and ‘The Cobler of Castlecary’ arranged for a brass band by George Baker, 1863.

Dates: 18th century-19th century.

Miscellany of music.

Identifier: MS.21850
Scope and Contents The material consists of:(i) A setting, 1772, for voice and piano by John Collett of 'An ode in honour of the birthday of Andrew Crosbie' by John Maclaurin, Lord Dreghorn (folio 1);(ii) A copy, in an early nineteenth-century (apparently contemporary) hand, of Karl Czerny, 'Choix de Walses brillantes et faciles pour le piano-forte' (folio 11);(iii) A full score, in an apparently late eighteenth-century hand, of the aria 'Son confusa pastorella' from the...
Dates: 1745-early 19th century.

Miscellany of papers of John Davidson and James Scott Skinner., [?1896]-1917, undated.

Identifier: MS.22077
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Score of ‘Duo for two violins (no. 10)’ by John Davidson; not the same as that in MS.22076 where it was formerly loosely enclosed (folio 1);

(ii) Letter, 1917, to and notes, undated, of Davidson (folio 5);

(iii) The words (printed) of a 'Grand processional march', ?1896, on the verso of which is a strathspey in the hand of James Scott Skinner (folio 8);

(iv) Letter, 1917, of Skinner to Davidson (folio 9).

Dates: [?1896]-1917, undated.