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Fifty Favourite Scotch Airs
by Francis Peacock



Full title: Fifty favourite Scotch Airs: For a Violin, German-Flute and Violoncello With a Thorough Bass for the Harpsichord.

Publisher: London

Printer: for the Publisher in Aberdeen

Date: [1767]

Description:

The subscriber list is mostly drawn from the North East of Scotland, consistent with Peacock's Aberdeen teaching practice. The repertoire consists of airs rather than dance tunes.

RISM:

Gore: P4

Link: British Library

Biographical info: Peacock (1723-1807) was a Dancing Master in Aberdeen for over 60 years. (He was succeeded by Archibald Duff.) As well as the present music book, he was the author of Sketches relative to the history and theory, but more especially to the practice of dancing. (Alburger, 73-75, 90) He taught musician and music publisher James Davie, who is known to have had Peacock's viola.

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-A
GB-AB
GB-Cu
GB-DUcl 10506
GB-DUcl 10507 (Preston)
GB-DUcl 10508 (Preston)
GB-En Glen 307
GB-En Inglis 146
GB-Gm
GB-Lbl
GB-Ob Harding Mus. F 135 (London: Alexander Angus & Son)
GB-Ob Mus. 118 c.P.16 (Preston)
GB-P Bf55
IRL-Dtc
IRL-Dn

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