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A Curious Collection of Scots Tunes with Variations
by Laurence Ding



Full title: A Curious Collection of Scots Tunes with Variations for the Violin, and a Bass for the Violincello or Harpsichord

Publisher: Edinburgh: Laurence Ding

Printer: Printed & Sold by L. Ding

Date: [1793?]

Description:

This is a reprint of Robert Bremner's Curious Collection of 1759. it was reprinted after its copyright had lapsed by Preston in London, ca.1788 and 1790; by Ding in Edinburgh ca.1793 and 1795; and by Muir Wood in Edinburgh, [1810]. GB-Gm copy has signature 'Chas. Bowman' on titlepage. GB-En copy has had 'Hit Her on the Bum' title torn out!

Gore: D13

Biographical info: Laurence Ding (c.1730-1800) was an Edinburgh music publisher, whose first publication was The Songster's Favourite, of 1784. This was sold widely across Scotland, from Aberdeen to Perth, Port Glasgow and Kilmarnock. Edinburgh Post Office Directories list him as 'Lawrence'. Ding's Bremner reprint gave the address no.4 Parliament Square, Edinburgh, unlike most of his music which has no.19 Parliament Square. Post Office Directories 1794-1801 give his address as 19 Parliament Close. (Kidson) Ding and was interred in the Old Calton Burying Ground, Edinburgh. (Baptie)

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 Hend Inst cur [1795?]
GB-En E.l.111 (signed John Sturrock [Forfar] 1799)
GB-En Glen 322 [1793?]
GB-Gm M9005 / 786.48
GB-Lbl h.1622.d.(1.) [1793?]

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