Glenbuchat Heritage - 1 Alexander Walker Introduction and Background. The Glenbuchat Image Library 1 Alexander Walker Introduction and Background Alexander WalkerGardener of Newe, Musician and Polymath This series of pages outlines the life of Alexander Walker who was for 20 years Gardener at Castle Newe and included in his many talents was that he was an exert fiddler and made a collection of 196 tunes.
The pages are;1. Introduction : This page 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 1. Alexander Walker was a remarkable man who lived at a remarkable time for the North East of Scotland. He was born in a croft at the foot of Tap O’ Noth near Rhynie Aberdeenshire. His 1851 census entry, which stated that he was a ‘gardener, mathematician and instrument maker’, actually underestimated his abilities. Alexander’s life is fully explored in the biography that follows this introduction and is also complemented by the stories behind the names of the tunes he composed.
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Cuddies Wedding - Glen Collection of printed music > Printed music > Choice collection of Scots reels or country dances & strathspeys - Special collections of printed music. Skip to main content Glen Collection of printed music > Printed music > Choice collection of Scots reels or country dances & strathspeys (12) Page 6 - Caledonian hunt -- Cuddies Wedding ‹‹‹ prev (11) Page 5 (13) next ››› Page 7 Download files Complete book: Colour composite text file (, 2518kb) Individual page: Create custom PDF Thumbnail gallery: Grid view | List view Set display mode to: Zoom image | Transcription Images and transcriptions on this page, including medium image downloads, may be used under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence unless otherwise stated.
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&c. (70) Page 58 - Delrachnie's rant strathspey -- R O Farquharson Esq. of Haughton's reel -- Jame's Wattie's strathspey. Regency Dances - papers. Paper 22 Contributed by Paul Cooper, Research Editor The Edinburgh based Nathaniel Gow was arguably Britain's most successful band leader of the Regency era, his fame was comparable to that of James Paine of Almack's Assembly Rooms, the subject of a previous research paper.
He remains of significant interest today for his many contributions to Scottish music history. In this paper we'll discuss the influence of Nathaniel and his brother John, and comment on their role in the transfer of dance culture between London and Edinburgh during the 1810s and 1820s. Figure 1. Provenance unclear but discussed here. The Collection. A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances. Copy details Publisher Edinburgh and London, Robert Bremner Printer Robert Bremner Seller Robert Bremner, At the Harp and Hautboy Edition [1st] Date Library A K Bell Library, Perth (GB-P) Shelfmark Bd45.
A Collection of Strathspey Reels. Copy details Publisher Edinburgh, Malcolm MacDonald Seller Sold by all the Music Shops in Town and Cuntry [sic] Edition [1st]
MacFarlane Manuscript. Notes The Young MS, commonly referred to as the ‘MacFarlane Manuscript’ (for whom it was written), dates from c. 1740.
Little is known of MacFarlane himself, but the manuscript is thought to have been made widely accessible across Edinburgh by its patron (Johnson 1997, 11) and its material widely disseminated throughout Fiddle repertory of the later 18th century. Based on records held by the National Library of Scotland, one may date the manuscript as having been completed around 1740. There were, at one point, three volumes to this manuscript, containing around 700 pieces of music in all. Unfortunately, however, one of the manuscripts was lost c.1806 and has not been seen since.
The purpose of this edition is essentially to make the Young manuscript easily accessible. There are another two manuscripts by David Young that the editor is familiar with. Methods Any non-bracketed text which appears in this edition is original. A third collection of Strathspey reels : with a... Old-Lore misc VI. Hmddf.pdf. ESMO - Early Scottish Melodies Online. G. Ross Roy Collection of Burnsiana & Scottish Literature.
A Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs : Pringle, John. RossMS.pdf. Am Baile - Highland History & Culture. Ceol Sean - Free On-line Bagpipe Settings - Alternate Titles. Ceol Sean - Free On-line Bagpipe Settings - Master Index. Song Origins & Info. Untitled. RareTunes: home. Tobar an Dualchais - index. Browse and search - Digital Archive. The Collection - The Music of James Scott Skinner. (11) Title page - Special collections of printed music > Glen Collection of printed music > Printed music > Select collection of Scots English Irish and foreign airs jiggs & marches - Digital Archive.
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