A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs &c.
by Burns, John
Full title: A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs &c. for the Piano Forte, Violin and Violoncello. Composed And Respectfully Dedicated to the Rt. Hon. the Countess of Dunmore by John Burns.
Publisher: Edinburgh: Published for the Author by Robert Purdie, 70 Princes Street.
Printer: Edinburgh: Robert Purdie
The basslines vary from very simple four-beat lines to more sophisticated chromatic passages and some quite tricky left-hand piano writing in 'Miss Fanny How's Scotch Measure'.
The book concludes with words set to 'The King's Welcome to Scotland' (3 verses, strathspey).
Biographical info: The dedicatee was Lady Susan, Countess of Dunmore (b.1774). Nothing is known of the composer.
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