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A Curious Collection of Scots Tunes
by James Oswald



Full title: A curious collection of Scots tunes for a violin, bass viol or German flute. With a thorough bass for the harpsichord. As also a sonata of Scots tunes in three parts, and some Masons songs, with the words, for three voices. To which is added, a number of the most celebrated Scots tunes, set for a violin or German flute

Publisher: Edinburgh

Date: [1740]

RISM: O179

Gore: O1

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):

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Aberdeen University Library
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Birmingham University Library
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Cambridge University Library
GB-DUcl
Dundee Central Library (Wighton Collection)
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National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
GB-Ep
Edinburgh City Library
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Edinburgh University Library
GB-Gm
Mitchell Library, Glasgow
GB-Grc
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
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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
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Manchester University Library
GB-NTu
Newcastle University Library
GB-Ob
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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A K Bell Library, Perth
GB-SA
Saint Andrews University Library
GB-SHE
Sheffield University Library
IRL-Dn
National Library of Ireland, Dublin
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Trinity College Dublin

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GB-En Glen 168(3)
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