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A New Collection of Minuets, Medlies, High-Dances, Marches, Strathspey and other Reels
by Alexander Gibb



Full title: A New Collection of Minuets, Medlies, High-Dances, Marches, Strathspey and other Reels. With Entertaining Tunes &c. for the Piano-Forte Violin & Violoncello. Dedicated to Miss C. Dalrymple

Publisher: Edinburgh: A. Gibb

Printer: Printed for the Author

Date: [1798]

Description:

This is a collection of Edinburgh dancing repertoire, including four sets of Medley Dances.
'A. GIBB takes this opportunity to inform his Friends, that at desire he makes Steps for New and Old Tunes. Besides public Teaching, he Teaches privately on very moderate terms.'

Notes:

This publication has a variety of basses: the strathspeys and reels generally have single note repetitive basslines.

Gore: G3

Biographical info: Alexander Gibb was a dancing master from Haddington; one of Gibb's advertisements reported 'that he had not been to Paris this year, but that he had as many modern dances, and fashionable reel and country dance steps, as any of his line in the town.' (Glen 2, xvii)

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-En Glen 264
GB-Gm M8776 / 786.45
GB-Lbl h.281.p.(14)

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