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Page 2 of 5, Aberdeen Musical Society, Inventory
ID JSS0657
Title Page 2 of 5, Aberdeen Musical Society, Inventory
Document Reference LO 780.6 AB3
Format 198 x 315 mm
Medium Handwritten Manuscript
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Scottish Music, Aberdeen Musical Society
Item Description The Aberdeen Musical Society was formed in 1747/8 to 'meet for their musical entertainment once a week'. The founders were 'the Revd. Professor Pollock and Mr Peter Black; Dr John Gregory and Messrs. James Black, Andrew Tait, Francis Peacock & David Young'. The society originally met for private music-making. By 1752 they had also purchased (continued from JSS0656) music by Barsanti, Jomelli, and Rameau, and 'a bassoon'.
Creator Aberdeen Musical Society
Creator Manuscript Aberdeen Musical Society
Time Period 1740s
Associated Dates: Creation 1747/8
Associated Dates: Manuscript 1747/8
Relationships JSS0656, JSS0658, JSS0659, JSS0660
Location Aberdeen Central Library
Collection Name Aberdeen Musical Society
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