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Waltzes. Musical compositions.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Pieces of music composed to accompany a waltz (a dance in triple time performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor). Source: 'Concise Oxford English dictionary', 11th edition (Oxford, 2004).

; also, pieces of music written for or in the style of this dance. Source: 'Concise Oxford English dictionary', 11th edition (Oxford, 2004).

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Dances (especially waltzes) and marches, most of which are original compositions by John Davidson., [?1893-1910, or after.]

Identifier: MS.22068
Scope and Contents

The first 22 pieces (folios 1-37) appear to have been part of a series of at least 25 pieces.

The 'Royal Wedding Quadrille' (folio 38) is dated 1893. Folio 25 is written on the verso of a bill dating from 1910 or later.

Dates: [?1893-1910, or after.]

Miscellaneous orchestral music of Ian Whyte., Mid 20th century.

Identifier: MS.22084
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Rhapsody: the first part in full score, the remainder in short score (folio 1);

(ii) Scots march: two different settings of the opening in full score, and the complete work in short score (folio 23);

(iii) Symphonic dances (folio 34);

(iv) Concert waltz (folio 36 verso);

(v) Sections apparently of three unidentified works for orchestra chiefly in full score (folios 41, 47, 54).

Dates: Mid 20th century.

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].

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

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