A Selection of Celtic Melodies
by Finlay Dun
Full title: A Selection of Celtic Melodies: being a collection of Original Slow Highland Airs, Pipe Reels, and Cainntearachd. Never before published. Selected and Arranged by a Highlander.
Publisher: Edinburgh: Purdie
Printer: Printed for the editor by Robt. Purdie at his musical instrument warehouse 83 Princes Street.
Biographical info: Finlay Dun (1795-1853) was born in Aberdeen, lived and died in Edinburgh; he was the son of a dancing master and played for his father in his youth. He is said to have imorted the quadrille to Scotland from France c.1815-16. (Alburger, 114) A composer, arranger and scholar, he compiled song collections with/for Lady Carolina Nairne, and another with Edinburgh music professor John Thomson. He moved in scholarly Edinburgh musical circles, and wrote an essay for Dauney.
- Aberdeen University Library
- Birmingham University Library
- Cambridge University Library
- Dundee Central Library (Wighton Collection)
- National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
- Edinburgh City Library
- Edinburgh University Library
- Mitchell Library, Glasgow
- Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
- University of Glasgow Library
- Royal Academy of Music, London
- British Library, London
- Royal College of Music, London
- Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Cecil Sharp House, London
- Manchester Public Library
- Manchester University Library
- Newcastle University Library
- Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
- A K Bell Library, Perth
- Saint Andrews University Library
- Sheffield University Library
- National Library of Ireland, Dublin
- Trinity College Dublin
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