A fiddler/composer from Taymouth, Perthshire, McLaren published his own music from his house in Bell's Wynd, Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. (Glen 2, xvi) His name is also spelled Maclaren.
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|A Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.||1794|
|Mr. Macdonald of Staffa's Strathspey & Reel|
|The Berwickshire Militia's Quick Step|