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A Selection of Celtic Melodies
by Finlay Dun



Full title: A Selection of Celtic Melodies: being a collection of Original Slow Highland Airs, Pipe Reels, and Cainntearachd. Never before published. Selected and Arranged by a Highlander.

Publisher: Edinburgh: Purdie

Printer: Printed for the editor by Robt. Purdie at his musical instrument warehouse 83 Princes Street.

Date: [1830]

Orientation: Portrait

Link: IMSLP

Biographical info: Finlay Dun (1795-1853) was born in Aberdeen, lived and died in Edinburgh; he was the son of a dancing master and played for his father in his youth. He is said to have imorted the quadrille to Scotland from France c.1815-16. (Alburger, 114) A composer, arranger and scholar, he compiled song collections with/for Lady Carolina Nairne, and another with Edinburgh music professor John Thomson. He moved in scholarly Edinburgh musical circles, and wrote an essay for Dauney.

Location(s):

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Aberdeen University Library
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Birmingham University Library
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Cambridge University Library
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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
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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
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University of Glasgow Library
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Royal Academy of Music, London
GB-Lbl
British Library, London
GB-Lcm
Royal College of Music, London
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Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Cecil Sharp House, London
GB-Mp
Manchester Public Library
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Manchester University Library
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Newcastle University Library
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Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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A K Bell Library, Perth
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Saint Andrews University Library
GB-SHE
Sheffield University Library
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National Library of Ireland, Dublin
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Trinity College Dublin

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