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A Choice Selection of Minuets, favourite Airs, Hornpipes, Waltzs &c.
by Archibald Duff None



Full title: Part First of A Choice Selection of Minuets, Favourite Airs, Hornpipes, Waltzs &c., With upwards of Forty of the most Approv'd & Fashionable Reels, Strathspeys, & Country Dances, as danced at the Publishers Balls and Publics, in Each Part Adapted for the Piano-Forte, Violin and Violoncello. Dedicated to Lady Ramsay of Balmain by Archd. Duff of Aberdeen. Book 1st.

Publisher: Edinburgh : Archibald Duff

Printer: Printed by Johnson & Anderson, engravers & printers for the publisher

Date: [1812]

Description:

Book 2nd. was never published

Notes:

The book contains a diverse collection of dances, with a few reels and strathspeys which have single note basslines; the other material often has broken chords of several kinds.
Some dances have 'Pas Seul' with names, which suggests that this book was associated with Duff's dance classes.

Gore: D15-2

Biographical info: Archibald Duff was born c.1770, perhaps in Aberdeen (Baptie). Duff was a dancing master in Montrose, and seems to have been the leading dance teacher in Aberdeen after Peacock's death in 1807, until c.1820. Archibald and his brother Charles offered various musical services in the area south of Aberdeen. (Alburger, 90) He was said to have conducted the Philharmonic Society in Aberdeen. (Glen 2, xvi) He was still alive in 1837, being listed as Professor of Music residing at Clayhills Cottage, Aberdeen in Pigot & Co's 1837 Directory.

Location(s):

GB-A
Aberdeen University Library
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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 10475
GB-En Mus.E.l.225
GB-En Glen 305
GB-En MH.22
GB-Gm M8767 / 786.45
GB-Gu Ca12-x.21
GB-Lbl h.1568.cc(2)
GB-P Af20

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