A Selection of the Most Favourite Scots Songs (Napier, William)

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François-Hippolyte Barthélémon (1741-1808)
Thomas Carter (ca.1735-1804)
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Publisher. Info. London: Willm. Napier, n.d.[1790]
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Misc. Notes Includes list of subscribers and glossary of Scots dialect words.
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Work Title A Selection of the most Favourite Scots Songs
Alternative. Title A Selection of the most Favourite Scots Songs chiefly Pastoral adapted for the Harpsichord with an Accompaniment for a Violin by Eminent Masters
Composer Napier, William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 81 songs
First Publication. 1790
Librettist various
Language English
Dedication Duchess of Gordon
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, violin, harpsichord/continuo
Related Works A Selection of Original Scots Songs (1792, 1795), arranged by Joseph Haydn, forming Vols.2-3 of this set.

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Prefaced by A Dissertation on the Scottish Music - attributed to William Tytler.
Librettists not given