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Orpheus Caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs

William Thomson

Orpheus Caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs

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Published by Printed for the author, at his house in Leicester-Fields in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish Songs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOrpheus Caledonius.
    StatementSet to musick by W. Thomson
    ContributionsInglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 score (110 p.) ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25481958M

    ' Orpheus Caledonius ; or, a collection of Scots songs. Set to musick by W. Thomson. London: Printed for the author ' 8vo. 2 vols. The first volume is a near reprint of that of , the second volume contains an additional fifty songs. Florida State University Libraries Electronic Theses, Treatises and Dissertations The Graduate School Imagining Scotland in Music: Place, Audience, and Attraction Paul F. Moulton Follow this and additional works at the FSU Digital Library. For more information, please contact [email protected] The earliest publication of the old melody, with verse, is in the first printed Scottish song-book with music, called the Orpheus Caledonius, a collection of fifty songs, in a folio volume, printed and issued in in London, by William Thomson, a Scotsman resident there.


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Orþheus Caledonius: A col- lection of Scots songs set to music. Hatboro, Pa. Folk- lore Associates, 2 vol. in one. $ (Fac- simile reprint). The historical importance of the Orþheus Caledonius () is that it was the first collection of Scottish songs that printed music as well.

Orpheus Caledonius, or, A collection of the best Scots songs; Description: The first printed collection of Scottish songs united to their melodies. Engraved throughout, with the exception of the dedication, list of subscribers, index, and a complimentary poem.

50 songs. Shelfmark: Ing Additional NLS resources: Library catalogue record. Inglis Collection of printed music Description Scottish and English songs, military music and keyboard music of the 18th and 19th centuries contained in about volumes selected from the collection of Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse ().

He was the editor of the first collection of Scottish folk songs published together with their melodies. This is a folio named Orpheus Caledonius, a collection of the best Scotch songs set to Musick, entered at Stationers' Hall on 5 January The book consists of 50 songs with their airs, along with a.

C) Opening from William Thomson, 'Orpheus Caledonius: or, a collection of Scots Songs', London, Introduction: Shown on this page is the song, 'The Highland Laddie'.'Orpheus Caledonius', originally published inwas the first collection of Scottish songs to be printed with their melodies.

Orpheus Caledonius, or, A collection of Scots songs by William Thomson () 26 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Examples include Playford's Original Scotch TunesSinkler's MS.James Watson's Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems both Ancient and ModernWilliam Thomson's Orpheus caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songsJames Oswald's The Caledonian Pocket Companionand David Herd's Ancient and modern Scottish.

Scottish folk music (also Scottish traditional music) is music that uses forms that are identified as part of the Scottish musical is evidence that there was a flourishing culture of popular music in Scotland during the late Middle Ages, but the only song with a.

This list is of part of the O’Neill Collection. Orpheus Caledonius: a collection of Scots songs. William Thomson. London: Printed for the author, Rare Books Medium (M T5 O7 ) Calliope: or, the musical miscellany. A select collection of themost approved English, Scots, Orpheus Caledonius: or Irish songs, set to music.

London: C. Elliot and T. Calliope, or, English harmony: a collection of the most celebrated English and Scots songs neatly engrav'd and embelish'd with designs adapted to the subject of each song taken from the compositions of the best masters in the most correct manner with the thorough bass and transpositions for the flute (proper for all teachers scholars and lovers of musick printed on a fine paper on each side.

(2) William Thomson, Orpheus Caledonius or a Collection of the Best Scotch Songs (London: for the author, ); William Thomson, Orpheus Caledonius: Or, a Collection of Scots Songs, 2 vols (London: for the author, ).

(3) Peter Holman, Peter, 'An Early Edinburgh Concert', Early Music Performer, 13 (), pp. Books from the Music collection at the National Library of Scotland. The Songs of Robert Burns were, in their author's eyes, the crown of his achievement as a poet.

After years of study and investigation, many hours spent listening to old airs, as he recalled the living, daily, song-life of the people of Scotland, and through the creation of some of the finest lyric poetry produced in the British Isles, Burns /5(3).

Orpheus Caledonius by Thomson William Fl, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Most of the songs in the 'Orpheus Caledonius' are taken from the 'Tea Table Miscellany,' without acknowledgment; and honest Allan thus good-temperedly adverts to the circumstance in the preface to the 'twelfth edition:' 'From this and the following volume, Mr Thomson (who is allowed by all to be a good teacher and singer of Scots songs,) culled.

Boston: Elias Howe. Rare Books Medium M 40 MB. Orpheus Caledonius, or, a Collection of Scots Songs Set to Musick. William Thompson. London: Printed for the Author, Rare Books Medium M T5 O7 The Petrie Collection of the Ancient Music of.

Buy Orpheus Caledonius: A Collection of Scots Songs Set to Music by William Thomson; Two Volumes in One First Edition. Hardback. No Dustjacket. by William Thomson, Henry George Farmer (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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William Thomson tried different solutions in each edition of Orpheus Caledonius; Domenico Corri in New and complete collection of the most favourite Scots songs (Edinburgh, c.

) tacked an instrumental 'symphony' on to the end of it to bring it round to F major again. Orpheus Caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Orpheus Caledonius, or, a collection of Scots songs London: Printed for the author, Second edition Sp Coll N.c Many of the tunes are from Allan Ramsay's Tea-table miscellany, while the melodic ornaments and figured basses are Thomson's.

In this edition the basses are not figured. (24) Orpheus Caledonius was merely one amongst many such publications containing Scottish songs which appeared throughout the eighteenth century, selling widely across the new United Kingdom, e.g.

The Goldfinch (London, ), The Alasque (London, ). POLWORTH/POLWART ON THE GREEN. Scottish, Air (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was included by Allan Ramsay in his ballad opera The Gentle Shepherd (), and was also used as the last tune in James Oswald's () "Sonata of Scots Tunes" (published in his Curious Collection of Scots Tunes, c.

), a variation sonata of which each. However, they only began being printed in mass in the 18th century, including great works such as “Orpheus caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs” published inJames Oswald’s “The Caledonian Pocket Companion”, published inand David Herd’s “Ancient and modern Scottish songs, heroic ballads, etc.

collected from. of english and scottish ballads and songs. [This list does not include "Orpheus Caledonius, or a Collection of Scots Songs, Set to Musick by W. Thomson." London,fol. [, 2 vols. 8vo.] "The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs.

From the Sixteenth to the. Other Transcript of William Thomson's Orpheus Caledonius, or a collection of the best Scotch Songs set to Musick, (GB MS ). Many of the 50 Scottish folksongs contained in This collection were taken from Allan Ramsay's Tea-Table Miscellany ().

William Thomson’s most popular book is A Guide for the Young Economist. Orpheus Caledonius, or a Collection of Scots Songs, Vol.

2: Orpheus Caledonius, or a Collection of Scots Songs, Vol. 1 by. William Thomson. avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions. "The Choice Spirit's Chaplet: or a Poesy from Parnassus, being a Select Collection of Songs from the most approved authors: many of them written and the whole compiled by George Alexander Stevens, Esq." Whitehaven, "A Collection of English Songs in score for three or four Voices.

Composed about the year Taken from MSS. of the same age. Oran na'h-albain, a Collection of Gaelic Songs with English and Gaelic Words (Dun, ) PDF Orpheus Caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs (Thomson, ) PDF Scots Musical Museum (Johnson & Stenhouse, ), 6 volumes.

Orpheus Caledonius: A collection of Scots songs set to music. Hatboro, Pa. Folklore Associates. 2 vol. in one. $ (Facsimile reprint). Thomas Crawford. Orpheus Caledonius: A Collection of Scots Songs Set to Music by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin avg rating — 0 ratings — published Works Songs.

Her elder daughter, Lady Grizel Murray of Stanhope, had in her possession a manuscript in prose and verse of her mother's songs. Some of them had been printed in Allan Ramsay's, Tea-Table most famous of Lady Grizel's Scots songs, "And werena my heart light I wad dee", originally appeared in William Thomson's Orpheus Caledonius, or a Collection of the Best Scotch Born: 25 DecemberRedbraes Castle, Berwickshire.

As the Earl of Mar was killed later than that, Graham speculates that Percy mixed up his dates. The ballad was also published in Watson's Collection, printed in Edinburgh in and the ballad with music was in Orpheus Caledonius (). However, Hyperion Records has this tune on its English Orpheus series.

According to its website the tune. The 18th-century fascination with Scottish tunes was kindled with the publication of William Thomson’s Orpheus Caledonius ().

Which was the very first collection of Scottish songs to be printed along with their melodies. Barsanti, Francesco: A Collection of Old Scots Tunes Bremner, Robert: A Collection of Scots Reels or Country Dances 30 Scots Songs for Voice and Harpsichord & A Second Set of Scots Songs Dow, Daniel: A Collection of Ancient Scots Music.

THE YELLOW-HAIRED LADDIE, in W. Thomson’s Orpheus Caledonius: or, A Collection of Scots Songs, 2 volumes, London, YOUNG JEMMY, in Humphry Salter’s The Genteel Companion for the Recorder,described at Recorder Home Page.

Music Book () Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems both Ancient and Modern () The Tea Table Miscellany () Orpheus Caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs () The Caledonian Pocket Companion () Ancient and modern Scottish songs, heroic ballads, etc.: collected from memory, tradition and ancient authors ().

These songs have ancient origins. “Connemara Cradle Song” was a traditional Irish lullaby about a fisherman’s safe return from the sea. “The Drums of Dumbarton” was included in the “Orpheus Caledonius” collection of traditional Scottish songs published by William Thomson in.

Scottish folk music (), William Thomson's Orpheus Caledonius: or, A collection of Scots songs (), James Oswald's The Caledonian Pocket Companion (), with Henderson as a research fellow and a collection of songs begun by Calum Maclean (–60).A choice collection of loyal songs, London, LCMD.

18th cent. Orpheus Caledonius or a Collection of the best Scotch Songs set to Musick by W. Thomson. London. n.d. [/6] [Copy seen is at Univ. of Brit.

Columbia, Canada] See Songs in Flora's Opera, (), (Folger) This deletes 5 tunes from Flora, The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.

Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current issues are available.