A Selection of the Most Favorite Songs, etc. (May, John Alexander)

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 Complete score, no title page
#249483 - 14.18MB, 123 pp. -  5.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 5266x

PDF scanned by Owner, private coll.
Crispy (2012/9/6)

PMLP404337-May cropped.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Glasgow: J.McFadyen, n.d.


Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Includes 2 manuscript pages.


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General Information

Work Title A selection of the most favorite songs, duetts, glees, waltzes, marches, Scots, Irish, and Welch airs
Alternative Title
Composer May, John Alexander
Movements/Sections 1. Theatrical Music. - pp.1-84
A Miscellaneous Collection of Favorite Airs. - pp.19-43
A Complete Set of Marches, Quick Steps, &c. - pp.44-76
Favorite Airs Arranged for Three German Flutes &c. - pp.77-84

2. A Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs, according to the most approved style. - pp.85-100
3. A Collection of the Most Favorite Irish Airs. - pp.101-114
4. A Select Collection of Original Welch Airs. - pp.115-120 (end)

First Publication ca.1810
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 violins or 2 flutes (violin and flute),
some pieces for "3 German flutes &c" (other instrumental combinations implied)
Extra Information Popular, theatrical and classical music, some composed by May, arranged for 2 instruments
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