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The Caledonian Pocket Companion
by James Oswald



Full title: The Caledonian Pocket Companion Containing Fifty of the most favourite Scotch Tunes several of them with Variations all set for the German Flute, by Mr Oswald

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Simpson in Sweetings Alley opposite the East Door of the Royal Exchange

Date: 1743-1759

Description:

Books 1-9: 1743-48
Books 10-12: 1759

Notes:

A two-volume CD-ROM edition with extensive notes was published by Nick Parkes and John Purser in 2006-2007.

RISM: O256

Gore: O1

Link: NLS Digital Gallery

Biographical info: Oswald was born in Crail in 1710, and died in Knebworth, Hertfordshire, in 1769. He was a musician and dancing master in Dunfermline, then went to Edinburgh, where he was a composer, publisher, cellist, and teacher. He moved to London in 1741, where he was a well-connected teacher, publisher, active in Society of the Temple of Apollo, and appointed Chamber Composer to the king in 1761. (Alburger; Grove)

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 31983
GB-En Inglis 68 (Books 1-8)
GB-En Inglis 69 (Books 7-12)
GB-En Glen 203 (Books 1-6)
GB-En Glen 223 (Book 2)
GB-Gm (several copies)
GB-Lcs (several copies)
GB-P Be11 (Books 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)
GB-P Bd61 (Books 1-6)
GB-P Bd11 (Book 1)
GB-P Bd12 (Book 2)
GB-P Bd7 (Books 5-7)
GB-P Bd13 (Book 12)