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Alexander McGlashan


Biographical info

Alexander 'King McGlashan' (c.1740-1797) was leader in the band of the Edinburgh Assemblies, according to a sales description pasted into a GB-Gu copy. He was described as an editor, violinist, composer and teacher (Baptie; Alburger); and was a popular recitalist, and a teacher of Nathaniel Gow (Glen 1, x). Gore uses the spelling 'MacGlashan'.

Sources authored by Alexander McGlashan

Title Year Edition
A Collection of Strathspey Reels 1778 [1st]
A Collection of Scots Measures 1781 [1st]
A Collection of Reels 1786 [1st]