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|Document Type:||Musical Score|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomson, Mr.; Robert Burns; Ignaz Pleyel; Leopold Kozeluch; Preston and Son (Firm)
|Notes:||Sequences of engraved music interleaved with letterpress song texts with duplicate numbering; pagination continuous between sets.
Score for voice and piano, with violin part sold separately.
Set 1 has preface dated 1793; set 2 published in 1798; sets 3 and 4 in 1799.
Set 1, music arr. by Pleyel, selected from B.708-739; sets 2 and 3, by Kozeluch; set 4, "chiefly by Kozeluh, and partly by Pleyel", selected from his B.707-737.
Title and imprint vary.
The name of R. Burns features prominently on the title pages to v. 2-4.
Copies exist in various states.
|Description:||1 score (4 volumes (100 [i.e. 200] pages)) + 1 part (4 volumes (32 pages)) : illustrations ; fol|
|Responsibility:||by Pleyel ; with select & characteristic verses by the most admired Scotish poets, adapted to each air ; many of them entirely new. Also suitable English verses, in addition to such of the songs as are written in the Scotish dialect.|