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A Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs
by James Aird



Full title: A Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs. Adapted to the Fife, Violin, or German Flute by James Aird.

Publisher: Glasgow: James Aird

Date: [1782]

Notes:

There are no basslines. The book starts with 'The White Cockade' without appogiaturas as 'The Ranting Highlandman'. Cumming tune 12, 'Dutchess of Athole's Reell or Tuggin ta'chi n'ul 'n Aird' (p.4, in F) is in Aird's Vol.2 p.18, as 'A Favourite Strathspey' (in D).

Gore: A1

Link: NLS Digital Gallery, Glen collection (6 volumes in 3 bound books)

Biographical info: Aird (c.1750-1795) was a Glasgow music seller, copperplate printer and publisher between c.1779-179. (Glen 1, x-xi; Alburger).

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
GB-En Glen 16 a,b,c
GB-Gm M9243-9248; another vol.1, M9249, all 788.5: one of these copies is a Goulding reprint c.1804-8
GB-Lcs (vol.3, vol.4, pages from vol.1 and vol.3) QM
GB-P N57 24712 (vol.1, 2nd ed, printed McFadyen)
GB-P N56 34711 (vol.2, printed Aird)
GB-P N59 34714, N60 34715 (vol.2, 2nd ed, printed McFadyen 1782)
GB-P N58 34713 (vol.2, 2nd ed, printed McFadyen 1794, marked vol.4 on cover.)
GB-P N61 34716 (vol.3, 2nd ed, McFadyen, 1788)
GB-P N62 34717 (vol.5, 2nd ed, s.n., 1797)

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