Early Scottish Melodies: Including Examples from Mss. and Early Printed Works, Along with a Number of Comparative Tunes, Notes on Former Annotators, English and Other Claims, and Biographical Notices, Etc

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J. & R. Glenn, 1900 - Ballads, Scots - 271 pages

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Page 57 - Jenny's a' wat, poor body, Jenny's seldom dry ; She draiglet a' her petticoatie Coming through the rye. NEW STAGE VERSION. GIN a body meet a body Comin...
Page 246 - CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 5 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 245 - From this Volume, Mr Thomson (who is allowed by all, to be a good Teacher and Singer of Scots songs), culled his Orpheus Caledonius, the Musick both for the Voice and Flute, and the Words of the Songs, finely engraven in a folio Book for the Use of Persons of the highest Quality in Britain, and dedicated to her Royal Highness, now her Majesty our most gracious Queen. This by the by I thought proper to intimate, and do myself that Justice which the Publisher neglected; since he ought to have acquainted...
Page xii - The British Musical Miscellany, or the delightful Grove ; being a Collection of celebrated English and Scotch Songs, by the best Masters, set for the Violin, German Flute, the common Flute, and Harpsichord.
Page xii - Musical Miscellany; Being a Collection of Choice Songs, Set to the Violin and Flute. By the most Eminent Masters, London, 1729, volume i, and in The Merry Musician, London, 1730; and that the stanza in question contains "The most familiar lines
Page xv - Albyn's Anthology, or a select collection of the melodies and vocal poetry peculiar to Scotland and the Isles, hitherto unpublished, collected and arranged by Alex.
Page 19 - Oswald, and some other natives, I do not find that any foreigner has ever caught the true spirit of it. Geminiani, a great and original genius in this art, and a professed admirer of the Scotch songs (some of which...
Page 210 - Tures and a's to lead, O fy upon her ! A bonny auld Thing this indeed, An't like ye'r Honour.
Page 247 - Buckinghamshire, for and during the Term of Fourteen Years, to be computed from the Day of the Date hereof, strictly...

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