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David Glen’s Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music With Three Manuscript Pieces

$375.00

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?

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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.