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The Scots musical museum in six volumes

James Johnson

The Scots musical museum in six volumes

consisting of six hundred Scots songs with proper basses for the piano forte &c

by James Johnson

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Published by Printed & sold by J. Johnson, [etc., etc.] in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scots Folk songs,
  • Scots Ballads,
  • Scots Songs

  • Edition Notes

    Paged continuously. Engraved throughout.

    Statementhumbly dedicated to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by James Johnson
    ContributionsBurns, Robert. 1759-1796, Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 score (6 v.) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25492422M
    LC Control Number17017449
    OCLC/WorldCa34455324

      Bound with “A selection of Scots songs” edited by Pietro Urbani. Call number: Burns Collection Quarto M S46 The Scots musical museum in six volumes: consisting of six hundred Scots songs with proper basses for the piano forte & c. Humbly dedicated to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by James : Maggie Kopp.   (idiomatic) Days gone by; former times. [[?], An Excellent and Proper New Ballad, Entituled, Old Long Syne, [ ]‎[3] (facsimile of broadside), [Edinburgh: s.n.; reproduced on The Word on the Street, National Library of Scotland], published , OCLC , archived from the original on 9 October Is thy ſweet Heart now grown ſo cold.

    A poem by Robert Burns (). Towards the end of his short life, Burns contributed many songs to James Johnson’s The Scots Musical Museum, a set of six volumes compiling folk music both old and poet devoted much of his time and energy to this significant cultural heritage project of preserving songs for future generations. Book Description: With this volume, incorporating Ballads , Bertrand Harris Bronson completes his epic task of providing the musical counterpart to Francis James Child's collection of English and Scottish ballads. As in the previous volumes, the texts are linked with their proper traditional tunes, systematically ordered and grouped.

    The tune appeared in Playford's "Apollo's Banquet" as a Scotch Tune. The earliest appearance of the title Dumbarton's Drums appears to be in the s and the tune was published in in "The Scots Musical Museum" (a collection of Scottish folk songs and music in six volumes, to ). Vol. vi. and last is titled as follows: ' The Scots Musical Museum in six volumes consisting of six hundred Scots Songs with proper Basses for the pianoforte, &c. Humbly dedicated to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. By James Johnson.


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In addition, Donald A Low wrote a new, 26 page, introduction to this set. Includes an index of the songs written by Robert Burns. James Johnson collected six hundred Scots songs, including over two hundred written by the poet, Robert Burns/5(2).

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The Scots musical museum Volume 3rd by James Johnson, Robert Burns, Stephen Clarke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Metropolitan Museum. Top NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum.

Full text of "The Scots musical museum in six volumes: consisting of six hundred Scots songs with proper basses for the piano forte &c." See other formats. These first four volumes had been published between and The notes written on the interleaved sheets of The Scots Musical Museum consist of interleaved sheets with some pages of Burns's explanatory notes on the to songs that he contributed.

The notes are by Burns and also some by Riddell himself. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Scots Musical Museum in Six Volumes: Consisting of Six Hundred Scots Songs w at the. Scots Musical Museum - - In Two Volumes by James Johnson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Volumes - Scots musical museum; Description: By James Johnson.

6 volumes. Edinburgh: Printed & sold by Johnson & Co., Burns contributed largely to the work, and Stephen Clarke prepared the arrangements of most of the airs. "The volumes of the Musical museum, as originally published, were 'Humbly dedicated to the Catch Club, instituted at Edinburgh June ' On the completion of the sixth and last volume, inJohnson substituted a new set of title-pages, dedicating the work 'To the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.'"--Laing's preface, to edition.

The Scots Musical Museum Humbly dedicated to the Catch Club instituted at Edinr. Juneby James Johnson. Vols 1 to 4 bound in one, circa - 8vo ( x mm), engraved throughout. Title page vignettes second state, with thistles. The Scots Musical Museum is perhaps the founding text of Scots Song collection.

It is a six volume work initiated, and printed, by James Johnson in his printers in Bell’s Wynd, Edinburgh. The first volume was printed in and the final volume in The Scots Musical Museum in six volumes Consisting of Scots Songs with proper Bases for the Piano Forte by James Johnson; Burns for Kids Got this from the Visit Scotland site (pdf) The Life of Robert Burns by Rev.

George Gilfillan, August A very detailed account of his life. Waddell’s ‘Life And Works Of Robert Burns (). Scots Musical Museum, The (–) Source: The Oxford Companion to English Literature Author(s): Dinah BirchDinah Birch.

Song collection edited by James Johnson (c–) in six volume contained songs, presented in each case by melody and bass. But folk-song collections of this period are probably all overshadowed by James Johnson's Scots Musical Museum, an ambitious publication in six volumes that appeared between and Each volume of Johnson's collection contains one hundred songs (not entirely Scots as it turned out) for which the music was edited and arranged by an.

The Scots Musical Museum, a collection of songs. James Johnson worked with Robert Burns to produce the Scots Musical Museum (), six volumes of traditional and new songs, a third of which were collected or written by Burns.

View images from this item (7). These were drawn on for the most influential collection, The Scots Musical Museum published in six volumes from to by James Johnson and Robert Burns, which also included new words by Burns. Accordion. Though often derided as Scottish kitsch, the accordion has long been a.

James Johnson (ed.). The Scots Musical Museum, Hatboro, Pa. Folklore Associates. 2 vol. $ (Facsimile reprint). In the last letter Robert Burns sent to James Johnson (ca.

1 June ), before the publication of Vol. V of the Scots Musical Museum, will venture to prophesy, that to future ages your Publica- he wrote.

His work was followed by Playford's Original Scotch Tunes in ; David Herd's Ancient and modern Scottish songs, heroic ballads, etc. in ; and the most important collection of all, The Scots Musical Museum which was published in six volumes between.

"THE SCOTS MUSICAL MUSEUM. In six volumes. Consisting of Six Hundred Scots Songs, with proper Basses for the Piano Forte," &c. By James Johnson. Edinburgh, [3d ed. "with copious Notes and Illustrations of the Lyric Poetry and Music of Scotland, by the late Wiliam Stenhouse," and "with additional Notes and Illustrations," by David.So, like any hardworking author, he went out and promoted his work.

His tours of the Borders, the Highlands, Aberdeenshire and Stirlingshire were largely commercial in nature, but they also allowed him to collect traditional ballads and folk songs. Some of his finest work appeared in the six volumes of The Scots Musical Museum. 5.Volumes - Scots musical museum; Description: Consisting of six hundred Scots songs with proper basses for the piano forte.

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