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The Scots musical museum

Alexander Wood Inglis

The Scots musical museum

by Alexander Wood Inglis

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Published by Printed and Sold by James Johnson, Engraver, Bells Wynd in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929.

Statementby James Johnson
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. of music ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25492433M

The Scots Musical Museum Humbly dedicated to the Catch Club instituted at Edinr. June , by James Johnson. Vols 1 to 4 bound in one, circa - 8vo ( x mm), engraved throughout. Title page vignettes second state, with thistles. The Scotish Musical Museum: Consisting of Upwards of Six Hundred Songs, with Proper Basses for the Pianoforte, Volume 2 W. Blackwood and sons, - Ballads, Scots 0 Reviews.

["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, in , Johnson substituted a new set of title-pages, dedicating the work 'To the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.'"--Laing's pref., to ed., v. 1, p.   The Scots Musical Museum should be thought of as Burns’s other book, alongside, and as important as, the Poems. It offered him a different kind of role in his nation’s literature: not the public role of ‘national Bard’ that he had constructed for himself in the Poems, but one more profoundly collaborative and, in his lifetime, anonymous.

The Scots Musical Museum is perhaps the core canonical collection of Scottish song, with over of its songs claimed for Robert Burns. This is the first research edition of the Scots Musical Museum in its entirety in over two centuries, and the first ever edition of the first edition of any kind, unearthing hundreds of previously. James Johnson’s Scots Musical Museum, published in six parts in Edinburgh over the period , is now inextricably linked to its greatest contributor, the poet, song-writer and song-collector Robert Burns. This lecture builds from Murray Pittock’s recent editorial work on Johnson’s collection, forthcoming in the new multivolume Oxford Edition of Robert Burns, .


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The Scots Musical Museum, originally published by James Johnson with Illustratoins of the Lyric Poetry and Music of Scotland by William Stenhouse, 2 volume reprint of the edition by Jame Johnson, William Stenhouse and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ) was a Scottish engraver, publisher and music seller who collaborated with Robert Burns on the songbook The Scots Musical Museum ( - ).

Johnson was a prolific engraver of music and made the plates for over half the music printed in Scotland There are more than one James Johnson in the Goodreads datatbase.5/5.

'Robert Burns's Interleaved Scots Musical Museum' or the 'Interleaved Glenriddell Manuscript' is a set of four octavo volumes of James Johnson's The Scots Musical Museum in which Robert Burns provided additional material to the original publication on interleaved sheets and which he eventually gifted to Captain Robert Riddell () of Friars Carse.

out of 5 stars Scots Musical Museum. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. I received a copy of this book, published as a reprint in the US.

The version I got was used, and cam from the library of the University on N. Colorado. It is in good condition and the only perplexing thing is that the index shows Reviews: 2. The Scots Musical Museum Alt ernative. Title Composer Folk Songs, Scottish: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat.

None [force assignment] Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 6 Volumes First Pub lication. Librettist various, including Robert Burns: Language English Dedication The Catch Club Instituted at Edinburgh June Piece Style Classical.

The Scots Musical Museum was an influential collection of traditional folk music of Scotland published in While it was not the first collection of Scottish folk songs and music, the six volumes with songs in each collected many pieces, introduced new songs, and brought many of them into the classical music repertoire.

The project started with James Johnson, a. Special collections of printed music > Glen Collection of printed music > Printed music > Volumes - Scots musical museum > Volume 1 [].

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Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, James, approximately Scots musical museum. Hatboro, Pa., Folklore Associates, The Scots Musical Museum is perhaps the core canonical collection of Scottish song, with over of its songs claimed for Robert Burns.

This is the first research edition of the Scots Musical Museum in its entirety in over two centuries and the first ever edition of the first edition of any kind, unearthing hundreds of previously unacknowledged variants between the first and. The six-volume Scots Musical Museum was initiated, printed and published by Johnson between and Johnson was on the point of publishing a collection of Scots, English, and Irish songs when he met Burns, and was encouraged by Burns’s skill and energy to develop it into a purely Scottish collection.

The Scots musical museum in six volumes: consisting of six hundred Scots songs with proper basses for the piano forte &c. by Johnson, James, ca. ; Burns, Robert. ; Clarke, Stephen. Other articles where The Scots Musical Museum is discussed: Robert Burns: After Edinburgh: became virtual editor of Johnson’s The Scots Musical Museum.

Later he became involved with a similar project for George Thomson, but Thomson was a more consciously genteel person than Johnson, and Burns had to fight with him to prevent him from “refining” words and music and.

The St Andrews copy of volume 1 of The Scots Musical Museum has the imprint of Johnson & Co. at Lady Stairs Close, while other impressions (and the introduction to Vol. 1) place him at Bell’s Wynd.

Likely the title page was updated to account for Johnson’s changing business partners and premises while the prefatory material was not. The Scots Musical Museum – Opened to Auld Lang Syne. Each copy was annotated by Burns himself.

As well as being one of the most valuable (and unique) items in the RBBM’s collection, our copy of The Scots Musical Museum featuring Burns’ annotations is also one of the most fascinating.

The book itself belonged to Burns and subject of the. The Scots Musical Museum: Consisting of Upwards of Six Hundred Songs, with Proper Basses for the Pianoforte, Volume 1 W. Blackwood and sons, - Ballads, Scots 0 Reviews.

Robert Burns (25 January – 21 July ), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, the National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist.

He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots. Scots Musical Museum Material: Book Dimensions: x mm What: The 'Scots Musical Museum' - Volume IV, songpage - 'Ae fond kiss, &c' Subject: The 'Scots Musical Museum' is the most important of the numerous eighteenth.

The Scots Musical Museum. Edited by Murray Pittock. The Scots Musical Museum is one of the canonical texts in the formation of what we now think of as the Scottish song tradition. It also lies at the heart of the question: what is the Burns canon. Until the s, Burns was credited with the authorship of an increasing number of songs in the Museum, until almost 40% of its songs.

Retrieved from "?title=The_Scots_Musical_Museum&oldid=". Referenced from the ever-reliable Scots Musical might recognize it a bit from "Scots Whae Hae". The Scots Musical "Museum", is an extremely old song-book collection systematically.

I T has long been a ju s t and general Complaint, that among all the Mu s ic Books of SCOTS SONGS that have been hitherto offered to the Public, not one, nor even all of them put together, can be s aid to have merited the name of what may be called A COMPLETE COLLECTION; having been publi s hed only in detached pieces and parcels; amounting .The Scots musical museum - humbly dedicated to the Catch Club instituted at Edinr June by James Johnson ()‎ (12 F) Media in category "Scots Musical Museum" The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total.