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Six Solos and Six Scots Airs, with variations
by Walter Clagget



Full title: Six Solos and Six Scots Airs, with variations for the violon or violoncello, with a thorough bass for the harpsichord. Compos'd by Walter Claget. Opra 2da.

Publisher: London

Printer: Printed for the Author.

Date: [1762]

Description:

NB Publication has 'Claget'; RISM and Copac spell name as 'Clagget'; Gore has 'Claggett'.
Opra 2da = Opera Seconda = opus 2

Notes:

Baroque-like basslines are provided for the Scots airs. The solo part is given in treble clef for the violin, and an octave lower in tenor clef for cello in each case.

RISM: C2547

Link: British Library

Biographical info: Clagget (1742-1798) was an Irish musician who spent much of his life in England, working as a theatre musician and cello soloist. Also a composer of instrumental and operatic music, self-published and by the Thompson family. His last decade or so was spent in Newcastle upon Tyne. (ODNB)

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-DUcl 10462
GB-Lbl g.502.(2.)
GB-P Be24

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