Collection of assorted music - short pieces, 1829

Scope and Content

The item contains musical notation to some short pieces including: 'Sir Patrick Spens'; 'Lord Aboyne'; 'The song of the olden time'; 'The convent bell'; 'Der Alpenjaeger'; 'Jock o' Hazeldean'; 'The Laird o' Cockpen'; and, 'For a' that'. There are also some marches, waltzes and polkas.

Administrative / Biographical History

The bound item of musical manuscript has the name Agnes Morison, 1829, noted inside.

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Acquisition Information

Acquired from Cora Cuthbert, Edinburgh, whose many activities have included viola player with Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh, 1950s and 1960s, librarian, and donor. Accession no: E2009.15.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using information contained in the collection.

Other Finding Aids

None created for this collection.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library.