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Tom Thumb, a favorite dance with three new strathspeys and a reel for the piano forte.
by James Boick



Full title: Tom Thumb a Favorite Dance with Three New Strathspeys and a Reel. For the Piano Forte &c.

Publisher: Edinburgh

Printer: Robert Purdie

Date: [1810?]

Description:

Bound in a vast volume of small publications and single sheets from late 18th century into the 19th. Songs, tunes, piano variations, dances Full list is in GB-Gu catalogue.

Notes:

The curious articulation marks in the tunes suggest they were probably intended for piano rather than fiddle. The basslines are mostly in single notes.

Biographical info: The Borders musician John Pringle wrote a Strathspey entitled 'James Boick' c.1801. Much later, Hamilton's Universal Tune Book (Glasgow, 1844) contained James Boick's Reel, 'now printed for the first time'.

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-Gu Ca11-y.16
GB-Lbl g.230.bb.(7.)