Full title: A Select Collection of Lessons, Airs, Marches Minuets, Reels, Jiggs, &c. With the most favourite Songs, for the Guittar. To which are Added some excellent Songs, with a Thorough Bass adapted to that Instrument, by an Eminent Master.
Printer: Edinburgh: Printed and Sold by Robert Ross at his Music Shop Fountain Well High Street
All settings for guittar
Biographical info: A practising musician, possibly a guittar player, Ross was active as an Edinburgh music-seller, 1769-c.1805, but continued thereafter as a musician, and died in 1808. He traded from his house in Playhouse Close Canongate, Edinburgh, in 1769; the back of Fountain Well, 1770-1785; and Head of Carrubers Close 1785-1805. (Glen 1, viii; Humphries & Smith; MacKillop) He was a musician for Edinburgh Musical Society. (Alburger, 120) Although there is no clear relationship with composer John Ross who was born in Newcastle upon Tyne and spent his adult life as an organist in Aberdeen, both were published by John Hamilton, so there could be a hidden connection.
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