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A Collection of Strathspey Reels
by Alexander McGlashan



Full title: A Collection of Strathspey Reels. With a Bass for the Violoncello or Harpsichord

Publisher: Edinburgh, Alexander McGlashan

Seller: Edinburgh, Neil Stewart (Neil Stewart's Music Shop), Parliament Square

Edition: [1st]

Date: 1778

Description:

The GB-P copy at O7 has pp.45-48 of A Collection of Reels bound in at the back, with their page numbers altered by hand to 35-38.

Notes:

This, McGlashan's first book, includes many strathspeys, with simple, uncompromising four-beat repetitive basses.

Pages: 34 p

Dimensions: 23.5 x 34

RISM:

Gore: Mc9 (1)

Biographical info: Alexander 'King McGlashan' (c.1740-1797) was leader in the band of the Edinburgh Assemblies, according to a sales description pasted into a GB-Gu copy. He was described as an editor, violinist, composer and teacher (Baptie; Alburger); and was a popular recitalist, and a teacher of Nathaniel Gow (Glen 1, x). Gore uses the spelling 'MacGlashan'.

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 31956 [Vols.1-3 bound together]
GB-En Glen 236(1); Inglis 184(3) [2 copies]
GB-Gm M8851 / 786.45 [1780]
GB-Gu Ca9-y.7
GB-Lbl Music Collections e.265.(1.)
GB-P Be10
GB-P Be25 (pencil note: '2nd edition')
GB-P O15