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INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC                      xlI'll
Anoient Seotish Melodies, from a manuscript of the reign of James VI, with an introductory inquiry illustrative of the music of Scotland. By William Dauney. Edinburgh, 1838. 4to.
A Collection of Scots Measures, Hornpipes, Jigs . . . with a bass for violoncello or harpsichord, by Alex. McGlashan. Edinburgh : N. Stewart & Co., n. d. [1781]. Ob. folio, pp.36.
A Collection of Strathspey Keels. .. . Composed by William Marshall. Edinburgh: printed for Neil Stewart, n. d. [1781]. Ob. folio, pp. 12.
A Selection of Scotch, English, Irish, and Foreign Airs.... Glasgow: Printed and sold by James Aird, n. d. [1782]. Sm. ob. The complete work consists of six volumes of 200 tunes each, except the last with 181. Vol. ii. in 1782; vol. I'll. in 1788; the last three vols, at about 1794 to 1799, all undated.
y A Collection of Highland Vocal Airs never hitherto published. To which are added a few of the most lively Country Dances or Reels of the North Highlands and Western Isles; and some specimens of Bagpipe Music. By Patrick McDonald, Minister of Kilmore, in Argyleshire. . . . Edinburgh : Corri & Sutherland, n. d. [1784]. Folio, pp. 22 and 43.
A Collection of Strathspey Reels with a bass for the violoncello or harpsi­chord, &c. . . . By Niel Gow at Dunkeld. Edinburgh : Corri & Sutherland, n. d. [1784]. Folio, pp. 36. The Second Collection issued in 1788; third in 1792; fourth in 1800 ; fifth in 1809; and sixth in 1822. Various printers, and all undated.
A Collection of Beels, consisting chiefly of Strathspeys, Athole Reels . . . by Alexander McGlashan. Edinburgh : printed for the publisher ... by Neil Stewart, n. d. [1786]. Ob. folio, pp. 46.
A Collection of Strathspey Keels, with a bass for the violoncello or harpsichord ... by Malcolm McDonald. Edinbnrgh : printed for the author, n. d. [1788]. Ob. 4to. pp.24. ' A Second Collection'in 1789, folio, pp. 13, and a ' Third Collection ' c. 1792, pp. 12, all undated.
A Collection of Strathspey Reels and Country Dances. ... By John Bowie. Edinburgh: Neil Stewart, n.d. [1789]. pp.35.
Sixty-eight new Reels, Strathspeys, and Quick steps. . .. Composed by Robert Macintosh. Printed for the author, Edinburgh, n. d. [1793]. Folio, pp. 39-
A Collection of Scotch, Galwegian, and Border Tunes for the violin and pianoforte. .. . Selected by Robert Riddell of Glenriddell, Esq. Edinburgh: Johnson & Co., n. d. [1794]. Folio, pp. 37. The editor was the friend of Burns.
New Strathspey Reels for the pianoforte, violin, and violoncello. Com­posed by a gentleman and given with permission to be published by Nathaniel Gow. Edinburgh ... N. Stewart & Co., n.d. [1796]. Folio, pp.27. Said to have been composed by the Earl of Eglinton.