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Four New Tunes
by John Bowie



Full title: Four New Tunes Composed by John Bowie. Huntingtower near Perth. With the Addition of the Old Sett of the Braes of Marr.

Publisher: Edinburgh: John Bowie

Printer: Printed for the Author

Notes:

2 slow airs, 2 strathspeys and a reel. Simple four-beat basslines with occasional dyads given in small notes. The tunes (not listed by Gore) are 'The Loyal Farmer's Strathspey', 'Glenarton Forrest.', 'Miss Augusta Murray Ochtertyre's Strathspey.', 'Miss Muir Mackenzie's Reel.', and 'The Braes of Marr. Old Sett.'

RISM: B4035

Biographical info: John Bowie (1759-1815) was a Perth musician and composer of dance tunes from 1785, commencing as a music-seller in 1803, in partnership with T. Hill. Bowie and his brother, piano-teacher Peter Bowie, gave annual balls. (Glen 1, xii-xiii)

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Aberdeen University Library
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Birmingham University Library
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Cambridge University Library
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Dundee Central Library (Wighton Collection)
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National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
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Edinburgh City Library
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Edinburgh University Library
GB-Gm
Mitchell Library, Glasgow
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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
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University of Glasgow Library
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Royal Academy of Music, London
GB-Lbl
British Library, London
GB-Lcm
Royal College of Music, London
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Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Cecil Sharp House, London
GB-Mp
Manchester Public Library
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Manchester University Library
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Newcastle University Library
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Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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A K Bell Library, Perth
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Saint Andrews University Library
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Sheffield University Library
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National Library of Ireland, Dublin
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Trinity College Dublin

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