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the original volumes are difficult to recognize, as Thomson made numerous alterations in all the volumes during the many years of issue.
The Vooal Magazine, containing a selection of the most esteemed English, Scots, and Irish songs, ancient and modern: adapted for the harpsichord or violin. Edinburgh . . . C. Stewart & Co., 1797. 8vo. Vol. ii. in. 1798; vol. I'll. in 1799-
The Musical Repository, a collection of Scotch, English, and Irish songs set to music. Glasgow: Printed by Alex. Adams, 1799. 16mo. pp. 278.
The Jacobite Eelics of Scotland: being the songs, airs, and legends of the adherents to the house of Stuart. Collected and illustrated by James Hogg. Edinburgh, 1819 and 1821. 2 vols. 8vo.
The Select Melodies of Scotland, interspersed with those of Ireland and Wales, united to the songs of Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, and other dis­tinguished poets : with symphonies and accompaniments for the pianoforte by Pleyel, Kozeluch, Haydn, and Beethoven. The whole composed for and arranged by George Thomson in five vols. London: Preston, n.d. 8vo. [1822-3] with a sixth volume in 1825.
The Ballad Literature and Popular Music of the Olden Time, a history of the ancient songs, ballads, and of the dance tunes of England with numerous anecdotes and entire ballads .. . by W. Chappell, F. S. A. The whole of the airs harmonized by G. A. Macfarren. London: Chappell & Co., n. d. [1859]. a vols. 8vo. Continuous pages 823. Under a somewhat different title the work was issued to subscribers in 1855, and to the public in 1859. Although the author found it very inconvenient and troublesome to ascertain the date of publication of many of the airs, he nevertheless perpetuated the trade custom. His own work bears no date of publication either on the title or introduction.
Traditional Ballad Airs, arranged and harmonized for the pianoforte and harmonium from copies procured in the counties of Aberdeen, Banff, and Moray. By \V. A. Christie & Co. Edinburgh, 1876. 4to. 2 vols.
Histoire de la Chanson Populaire en France, par Julien Tiersot. Paris: Librarie Plon, 1889. pp. viii and 441.
Early Scottish Melodies: including samples from MSS. and early printed works, along with a number of comparative Tunes, Notes on former annotators, . . . Written and arranged by John Glen. Edinburgh: J. & K. Glen, 1900.
' OrchesograpMe, metode et teorie en forme de discours et tablature pour apprendre a dancer, battre le tambour en toute sorte et diversite de batteries, joner du fifre et arigot, tirer des armes et escrimer, avec antres honnestes exercices fort convenables a la jennesse, affin d'estre bien venue et toute joyeuse compagnie et y montrer sa dexterite" et agileti de corps. Par Thoinet Arbeau, demeurant a. Lengres. A Lengres, par Jehan des Preyz, Imprimeur et libraire tenant sa boutique en la rue des Merciers dicte les Pilliers. MDLXXXIX. Avec privilege du Roi.' This is the full title of a rare volume in the Bibliotheque Nationale written by a priest, Jean Tabouret, Canon of Lengres, whose anagram is Thoinet Arbeau. On pages 80 and 81 are the music and description of a Scottish dance entitled Branle d'Escosse, as opposite.
Brantome records that he accompanied in Scotland theyoungDuc d'Angouleme, the son of Henri II by Lady Fleming the governess of Mary, Queen of Scots, and mother of Mary Fleming, one of the Queen's Maries. The Due is described