Tam o' Shanter

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Tam o' Shanter. Concert overture. By Learmont Drysdale. Manuscript full score in hand of Janey C. Drysdale, 6 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh.
Donated by Janey Drysdale to Henry Farmer, 3 October 1947.
Typescript sheet by Farmer pasted at front: Text of poem, beginning: The hour approaches, Tam maun ride .... First peformed at the Glasgow Choral Union concerts under Sir August Manns on 27th January 1891. First peformed in England at the Crystal Palace on Saturday 24th October 1891. This overture obtained the prize from the Glasgow Society of Musicians.
Formerly shelved at Bi21-y.17(2).

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