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The Marquis of Huntly's Welcome to Peterhead
by John Morison



Full title: The Most Noble The Marquis of Huntly's Welcome to Peterhead With another sett taken from the foregoing Tune alter'd for Dancing, To which is added The Marquis of Huntly's Recovery, by John Morison Organist of St Peter's Chapel Peterhead.

Publisher: Edinburgh

Printer: Printed for the Author

Date: [1805]

Description:

The first tune is 'by The Revd. Dr. Laing', followed by Morison's own 'sett' of the tune, and the 'Recovery', marked Andante. Both the first tune and the Recovery have 2nd violin parts.
GB-Gu copy has a comment in ink '[ca.1802] Watermark'; however, Clark's Circulating Library in Peterhead didn't open until 1805 (SBTI).

Biographical info: Morison (c.1772-1848) was a Peterhead organist and fiddler. (Glen 2, xviii) Failing fortunes forced him to diversify: he also organised balls and ran a ship's chandlery. (Alburger, 89-90)

Location(s):

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Aberdeen University Library
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Birmingham University Library
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Cambridge University Library
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Dundee Central Library (Wighton Collection)
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National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
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Edinburgh City Library
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Edinburgh University Library
GB-Gm
Mitchell Library, Glasgow
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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
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University of Glasgow Library
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Royal Academy of Music, London
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British Library, London
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Royal College of Music, London
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Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Cecil Sharp House, London
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Manchester Public Library
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Manchester University Library
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Newcastle University Library
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Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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A K Bell Library, Perth
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Saint Andrews University Library
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Sheffield University Library
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National Library of Ireland, Dublin
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Trinity College Dublin

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