Cooper, Isaac

Biographical info

Cooper (c.1755-1820?) was born and died in Banff, but spent some years in Edinburgh. He taught dancing, a wide range of wind and string instruments, and also composed dance music. His music was sold widely in Scotland, and also in London. (Glen 2, vii-viii; Alburger, 89) HMT Highland Collections reprints the tunes from this collection, some of them with basses, giving Cooper's biography on pp.ii-iii.

Sources authored by

Title Year
Thirty New Strathspey Reels [1783?]
A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels and Irish Jigs [1806?]