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Explanation of ornaments, Fifty Favourite Scotch Airs
ID JSS0563
Title Explanation of ornaments, Fifty Favourite Scotch Airs
Document Reference Hend inst Pea f
Format 243 x 328 mm
Medium Printed page
Item Type Printed Collection
Subject Scottish Music, Violin Instruction, Francis Peacock
Item Description Francis Peacock, official Aberdeen dancing-master for fifty years, published this collection in 1762. Perhaps to help ensure that his arrangements of Scottish tunes were played as he would like, he included a list ornaments (decorations to the notes) from Geminani's 'Art of playing on the Violin' [1751]. This highly successful violin tutor was still in print well into the nineteenth century, and facsimilies are available today.
Creator Francis Peacock
Editor Francis Peacock
Arranger Francis Peacock
Publisher Francis Peacock, Aberdeen
Time Period 18th century
Associated Dates: Publication 1762
Relationships JSS0559, JSS0560, JSS0561, JSS0562
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Fifty Favourite Scotch Airs for a Violin, German Flute and Violoncello, with a Thorough Bass for the Harpsichord


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