Glen, David. David Glen’s Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music, Containing Marches, Quicksteps, Strathspeys and Reels, Numbering 60 Tunes. Part First. Third Edition. Edinburgh: Arranged and published by David Glen, 8, Greenside Place, Ent. Sta. Hall. [ii; 36] 17.5 cm x 26 cm. No date, 1889? See Roderick Cannon, Alt Pibroch Club – a Bibliography of Bagpipe Music. The front cover of the paper wrapper is reproduced as the title-page. The verso of the table of contents is blank. Sold with two manuscripts. The first, title in pencil, “The Mackintosh’s Lament,” with a note underneath the title, “Arranged for the Bagpipes by Pipe-Major A. McLennan, High[land] Light Infantry Militia, Inverness.” 3 joined pages of lined music paper, six lines to a page, page 1 in ink with pencil instructions, pages 2 and 3 in pencil. One additional leaf, verso, “Health & Prosperity, Slow march”; recto, “Macbeth’s Strathspey.” Both in pencil, short-hand musical indications for repeats. David Glen was the son and successor to Alexander Glen, bagpipe maker in Edinburgh. The back cover of the wrapper lists David Glen’s publications with prices. Wrapper with minor tears and soiled.
The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and The Isles, Communicated in an Original, Pleasing & Familiar Style, Having the Lively Airs Introduced as Medleys, to Form a Sequence to Each Slower Movement, With an Admired Plain Harmony for the Piano Forte, Harp, Organ or Violoncello, Intended rather to preserve Simplicity, than load with Embellishments; Edited by Capt S Fraser, Chiefly acquired during the Interesting Period from 1715 to 1745, through the Authentic Source narrated in the Accompanying Prospectus.
British Melodies The Composition of Master Hughes from the Fourth to the Ninth Year of His Age with Brilliant Variations for the Piano-Forte or Harp under the Patronage of Her Majesty to Which is Affixed a Collection of the Most Favorite Cambrian Melodies Harmonized by Master Hughes, and a Lithographed Fac-Simile of the Autographs of the Subscribers Headed by that of Her Majesty The Queen Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent The Queen Dowager His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex and Her Royal Highness The Princess Augusta Followed by Several Hundreds of the Nobility Gentry and Clergy of the United Kingdom