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A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels
by Malcolm Macdonald



Full title: A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels, &c. With a Bass for the Violoncello or Harpsichord ... by Malcolm McDonald.

Publisher: Edinburgh, for Malcolm Macdonald

Seller: Edinburgh, Corri & Sutherland, R. Bremner, R. Ross and all the Music Sellers in Town and Country. Price 2/6 [corrected edition is 3/]

Edition: [1st]

Date: [1789?]

Description:

The collection contains mostly strathspeys and reels, and a few jigs. Macdonald was cellist to Niel Gow, and the book includes tunes by both Niel and Nathaniel. It also has a subscribers list.
Price 2/6 [corrected edition is 3/]

Notes:

Whilst there are occasional double-stops in the tunes, the basslines are always simple, almost as austere as McGlashan's.

Pages: 13 p

Orientation: Portrait

Dimensions: 34 x 24

RISM:

Gore: MC4(v.2)

Link: IMSLP

Biographical info: Malcolm Macdonald was born in Dunkeld (c.1750), and was active c.1785-1800. He was sometime cellist to Niel Gow. (Alburger, 117; Glen 1, xii)

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 7073 (original edition)
GB-En Glen 293 (1) (original edition?)
GB-Lbl G.229.a.(2) (original edition?)
GB-Lcs R.180 (microfilm copy of GB-Lbl G.229.a(2))
GB-Gm M8849 / 786.45 ('Corrected by NIEL GOW at Dunkeld.' dated 1791? in GB-Gm catalogue)
GB-P Bf31 ('Corrected by NIEL GOW at Dunkeld.')