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A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels
by Robert Petrie



Full title: A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels &c for the Piano-Forte, Violin, and Violincello humbly Dedicated to Mrs Garden of Troup by Robert Petrie at Kirkmichael.

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Petrie

Printer: Printed for the Author

Seller: Sold by all the Music Sellers in Town and Country Price to Subscribers 5/ to Nonsubscribers 6/

Edition: [1st]

Date: 1796

Description:

Engraved by George Walker, and not so carefully printed as first Petrie collection; p.2 is printed in error on the back of p.23, and some pages have ghosting.
First edition of 1796, watermark 1795.

Notes:

This collection contains more material by Robert Mackintosh - who was also a subscriber, as was Nathaniel Gow.
There are many single line bass patterns, considerable use of octaves, some chords, some broken chords in 6/8, and some chromaticism.
The collection includes a version of 'Deil among the Tailors', as 'The American Reel'.

Pages: 24 p

Orientation: Portrait

Dimensions: 33.5 x 24

RISM: P1599

Gore: P5

Link: transcriptions by HMT of four Petrie volumes, without basslines

Biographical info: Petrie (1767-1830) was a fiddler and composer from Kirkmichael; he worked as gardener for the Garden family of Troup, and was in demand at balls and weddings. (Alburger, 117; Glen 1, xiii)

Location(s):

GB-A
Aberdeen University Library
GB-Bu
Birmingham University Library
GB-Cu
Cambridge University Library
GB-DUcl
Dundee Central Library (Wighton Collection)
GB-En
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
GB-Ep
Edinburgh City Library
GB-Eu
Edinburgh University Library
GB-Gm
Mitchell Library, Glasgow
GB-Grc
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
GB-Gu
University of Glasgow Library
GB-Lam
Royal Academy of Music, London
GB-Lbl
British Library, London
GB-Lcm
Royal College of Music, London
GB-Lcs
Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Cecil Sharp House, London
GB-Mp
Manchester Public Library
GB-Mr
Manchester University Library
GB-NTu
Newcastle University Library
GB-Ob
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
GB-P
A K Bell Library, Perth
GB-SA
Saint Andrews University Library
GB-SHE
Sheffield University Library
IRL-Dn
National Library of Ireland, Dublin
IRL-Dtc
Trinity College Dublin

GB-DUcl 10509
GB-En Glen 295 (many pencil markings noting 'good' tunes; book shows signs of use and wear)
GB-En E.I.111 (lacking subscribers list, signed 'John Sturrock, 1800')
GB-Gu Ca12-x.31
GB-Mp M612