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Page 5 of 5, Aberdeen Musical Society, Inventory
ID JSS0660
Title Page 5 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. This inventory of '18th Day of Novm. 1755' lists some of the instruments and music belonging to the Society: 'An hautboy' [oboe], 'A Harpsicord', 'Pasqualli's Through Bass', and 'Brebner's Scots Tunes'.
Creator Aberdeen Musical Society
Creator Manuscript Aberdeen Musical Society
Time Period 1740s
Associated Dates: Creation 1747/8
Associated Dates: Manuscript 1747/8
Relationships JSS0656, JSS0657, JSS0658, JSS0659
Location Aberdeen Central Library
Collection Name Aberdeen Musical Society
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