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A Collection of Strathspey Reels
by Alexander McGlashan


Tunes list


  • Lord Lewis Gordon's Reel. (p. 1)
  • Miss Louisa Campbells Delight. (p. 2)
  • Always Pleased. (p. 2)
  • Tibby Fouller O' the Glen. (p. 3)
  • The Fouller's Rant. (p. 3)
  • Tulloch Goirm (p. 4)
  • The Braes of Glendochart. (p. 5)
  • The Miller's Daughter (p. 5)
  • The Earl of Glencairn's. (p. 6)
  • The Suttor's Daughter. (p. 6)
  • The Duke of Gordon's Rant. (p. 7)
  • Never out of humour. (p. 7)
  • Strathglass House. (p. 8)
  • Larickille. (p. 8)
  • Macleods Reel. (p. 8)
  • Captain Campbell of Carrick's Reel. (p. 9)
  • The Athole Cummers. (p. 10)
  • Yell Yell. (p. 11)
  • The Grant's Rant. (p. 12)
  • Lochgery's Rant. (p. 12)
  • The Braes of Glenorchy. (p. 12)
  • Duncan Davidson. (p. 14)
  • Davie Rae (p. 14)
  • Anthony Murray's Reel. (p. 15)
  • The Braes of Athole. (p. 15)
  • Kilrack's Reel. (p. 16)
  • The Cameronian Rant. (p. 16)
  • Rothiemurches Rant. (p. 17)
  • Invernyty's Reel. (p. 17)
  • Let us to the Aird. (p. 18)
  • Maclachlan's Rant. (p. 18)
  • The Pass of Kelecrankie. (p. 18)
  • The Prince's Welcome to Inverness (p. 19)
  • The Earl of Seaforth's Reel. (p. 19)
  • Lord Macdonald's Reel. (p. 19)
  • Will You go and Marry Ketty. (p. 20)
  • Glen Lyon's Reel. (p. 20)
  • The Little Men of the Mearns. (p. 20)
  • Don Side. (p. 21)
  • Appin House. (p. 21)
  • The Ruffean's Rant. (p. 22)
  • Borlum's Reel. (p. 23)
  • Aldavaligh or O're the moor among the Heather. (p. 24)
  • Black at the Bane. (p. 25)
  • Abercarney's Reel. (p. 25)
  • Gordon Castle. (p. 26)
  • Invercald's Rant (p. 26)
  • The Lass among the Aclenoch. (p. 27)
  • Canty Body. (p. 27)
  • Port a Bhodich, ot the Carle's Rant. (p. 28)
  • The Braes of Tullymet. (p. 29)
  • John Roy Stewart's Reel. (p. 30)
  • The Highland Plaid. (p. 30)
  • Whistle O're the lave o't. (p. 31)
  • The Merry Maid's Wedding. (p. 31)
  • Lady Elgin's Reel. (p. 32)
  • The Duke of Athole's Rant. (p. 32)
  • Delvin Side. (p. 33)
  • The auld Man is long a dying. (p. 34)
  • The Earl of Kelly's Reel. (p. 34)
  • Copy details


    Publisher

    Edinburgh, Alexander McGlashan

    Seller

    Edinburgh, Neil Stewart (Neil Stewart's Music Shop), Parliament Square

    Edition

    [1st]

    Date

    1778

    Library

    A K Bell Library, Perth (GB-P)

    Shelfmark

    O7

    Description

    The GB-P copy at O7 has pp.45-48 of A Collection of Reels bound in at the back, with their page numbers altered by hand to 35-38.

    Notes

    This, McGlashan's first book, includes many strathspeys, with simple, uncompromising four-beat repetitive basses.

    Pages

    34 p

    Dimensions

    23.5 x 34

    RISM

    M43

    Gore

    Mc9 (1)

    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'.

    Other locations

    GB-DUcl 31956 [Vols.1-3 bound together]
    GB-En Glen 236(1); Inglis 184(3) [2 copies]
    GB-Gm M8851 / 786.45 [1780]
    GB-Gu Ca9-y.7
    GB-Lbl Music Collections e.265.(1.)
    GB-P Be10
    GB-P Be25 (pencil note: '2nd edition')
    GB-P O15