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A Complete Repository of Old and New Scotch Strathspeys, Reels & Jigs
by [Nathaniel] Gow & Shepherd



Full title: A Complete Repository of Old and New Scotch Strathspeys, Reels & Jigs, Aranged [sic] for the German Flute.

Publisher: Edinburgh

Printer: Printed Gow & Shepherd

Date: [1812?]

Description:

The similarly titled A complete repository of old and new Scotch strathspeys, reels & jigs, adapted for the German flute, at GB-En Glen 153(3), was published by Hamilton in Edinburgh and Power in Dublin c.1810, with 44 p. of music. A complete repository of strathspey reels jigs favourite airs and waltzes, for the flute or violin, at GB-En Glen 126, was published by Purdie in Edinburgh c.1828, with 48 p. of music. The three collections have different pagination and different contents.

Notes:

No basslines. GB-DUcl has Vols. 1 and 2 published by Gow & Shepherd, and a longer single-volume Purdie edition, all bound as one.

Gore: S14

Biographical info: Niel Gow (1727-1807), father of the famous Gow family, lived in Inver near Dunkeld. (Glen 2, viii-xiv; Grove; Murdoch, 41-48) Gow's fourth son Nathaniel (1763-1831), violinist and Edinburgh publisher, was perhaps the most famous of the siblings; but his brothers William, John and Andrew also traded in music (John and Andrew in London). Nathaniel's son, Niel Junr., lived 1795-1823.

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 92490 ( Book 1st , Edinburgh: Printed & Sold by Gow & Shepherd, 40? Princes Street & W. Power & Co., Westmoreland Street Dublin. 48 p)
GB-DUcl 92490 (Book 2nd, Edinburgh: Printed & Sold by Gow & Shepherd No.40 Princes Street. 50 pages with an inserted manuscript entitled "Minuet by Macdonald".)
GB-DUcl 92490 (A Complete Repository [ ...] Selected from the works of Niel Gow & Sons. Edinburgh: Printed for and sold by Robt. Purdie [...] 85 Princes Street. 48 p)
GB-En Glen 127

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