This is an excellent collection of dance tunes played in Scotland in the 18th Century by Niel Gow and Sons.
A clear facsimile copy of the undated Edinburgh edition by Neil Gow & Sons, reprinted in 1988 by Llanerch Publishers.
Three volumes combined in one, with bass clef part and spiral bound.
Niel Gow and his family lived near Dunkeld in the village of Inver (Niel Gow 1727 - 1807).
Niel Gow and his sons are amongst the best known of the Scots fiddle composers.
Robert Burns used many of their dance tunes and airs for his songs.
A selection of the tunes in the collection is listed.
Index: Aldivalloch or O'er the Muir Amang The Heather * Andrew Carr * Athol House * Because He Was A Bonny Lad * Bog On Lochan or Athol Cummers * Bonny Annie * Borlam's * Brechin Castle * Brisk Bob * Brose And Butter * Bung your Eye * Captain Keeler's * Carrack's Rant * Colonel McBain's * Dainty Davie * Delvin Side * Don Side * Drown Drought * Duke Of Gordon's Birthday * Duke Of Perth's * Dumfries House * Duncan Davidson * Earl Marischal * Fight About The Fire-Side * Fill The Stoup * Green Grows The Rashes * Greig's Pipes * Gordon Castle * Humours Of Dublin * I Hae A Wife O' My Ain * I'll Gang Nae Mair To Yon Town * I'll Make You Be Fain To Follow Me * Isle Of Skye * Is Your Graith In Order * Jenny Dang The Weaver * Jenny's Bawbee * Johnny McGill * John Roy Stewart * Lady Harriet Hope * Lady Home's * Lady Nelly Wemyss' * Lennox's Love To Blantyre * Let Us To The Aird * Lewis Gordon * Lord Alex Gordon's * Lord Banff's * Lord Eglinton's Auld Man * Lord Kelly's * Lord KiImaur's * Mackenzie's Rant * Macpherson's Lament * Mary Gray * Miss Admiral Gordon's * Miss Ann Amelia Stewart's * Miss Flora McDonald's * Miss Murray Of Auchter * Miss Vearie Hay * Moll In The Wadd * Monymusk * Mrs Garden Of Troop's * My Sodger Laddie * My Wife's A Wanton Wee Thing * Old Country Bumpkin * Original Set Of Killiecrankie * Petticoat Loose * Port A Bhodich or The Carle's Rant * Rory McNab * Rothiemurchus' Rant * Sir Ronald McDonald's * Sleepy Maggie * South And North or Both Sides Of The Tweed * Strathglass House * Struan Robertson's Rant * Sweet Molly * Tail Todle * The Auld Wife Ayont The Fire * The Back Of The Change House * The Birks Of Abergeldy * The Bobers O' Brechin * The Boganuadh or The New Bob * The Braes Of Auchtertyre * The Braes Of Balquhither * The Braes Of Tullymet * The Cadgers Of The Canongate * The Cameronian Rant * The Campbells Are Coming * The Highland Man Kiss’d His Mother * The Highland Watch * The Lasses Of Stewarton * The Lassie Wi' The Yellow Coattie * The Marquis Of Huntly's * The Marquis Of Huntly's Farewell * The Merry Lads Of Ayr * The North Bridge Of Edin * The Ranting Highlandman * The Reel Of Tulloch * The Ruffian's Rant * The Whigs Of Fife * Thro' The Wood O' Fyvie * Tibby Fowler O' The Glen * Watson's Scotch Measure * Welcome To Your Feet Again * What The Deil Ails You * Whistle O'er The Lave O't * Woo'd And Married And A'.
Volume 2: A Cold Frosty Morning * Ailean A Roon * Auld Spring's (Tunes) Gi’es nae Price * Allan Ramsay A Jig * Brown's Reel * Robin John * Ballendalloch's Dream * Bargenny Bowling Green * Coolun * Cut And Dry A Strathspey * Cuttymun And Treeladle A Reel * Capt Kennedy's Reel * Cary Owen * Donald Quaich * Fingal's Cave A Strathspey * Gin A Body Meet A Body * Go To The Devil End Shake Yourself * Gowd In Goupins * Go To Berwick Johnny * Good night And Joy Be With Ye A' * Hei Tuti Teti * Honest Duncan A Strathspey * He's Dear To Me Tho' He's Far Frae Me * Hey Jenny Come Down To Jock * He's Aye Kissing Me * Hon: Capt Maitland's Strathspey * Heyto The Camp A Jig * Hey To Cupar * Isle Of Skye a Scotish Measure * and many more...
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