A Curious Collection of Scots Tunes (Oswald, James)



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Work Title A Curious Collection of Scots Tunes
Alternative. Title A Curious Collection of Scots Tunes for a Violin, Bass Viol or German Flute, with a Thorough Bass for the Harpsichord. As also a Sonata of Scots Tunes in three Parts, and some Masons Songs, with the Words, for three Voices. To which is added, a number of the most celebrated Scots Tunes, set for a Violin or a German Flute
Composer Oswald, James
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below
  1. Love is the cause of my mourning
  2. Joky blythe and gay
  3. Barbra Allan
  4. The Deukes dang ower my Deddie; Gigg
  5. If e'er ye do well it's a wonder
  6. Mary Scott
  7. Fife and a' the Lands about it
  8. She rose and let me in
  9. Lord Henry
  10. Nansy's to the green wood gane
  11. The Northen Lass
  12. The lovely Lass of Inverness
  13. Wally, wally
  14. Pinkie House
  15. The Maid's Complaint
  16. The Scots Recluse
  17. Bonny Mary
  18. A Rock and a wi Pickle Tow
  19. The bonny brucket Lassie
  20. The Murrays March
  21. Valiant Joky
  22. Oh Onochie O
  23. Blink over the Burn sweet Betty
  24. Alloway House
  25. There are few good fellows when Jamie's awa'
  26. The cypress Grove
  27. Bonny Lad lay your Pipes down
  28. When absent from the Nymph I love
  29. The Braes of Balendine
  30. William and Margaret
  31. The Banks of the Forth, by Mr Oswald
  32. Fy on the Wars
  33. Mr Oswald's Bass Minuet
  34. A Sonata of Scots Tunes: O Mother what shall I do - Ettrick Banks - She rose and let me in - Cromlit's Lilt - Polwart on the Green
  35. The Master Mason's Musick, set by Mr Oswald. (The mighty eastern Kings)
  36. Anthem for three Voices (Lord judge my Cause)
  37. The free Masons Anthem, set by Mr Oswald (Grant me kind Heaven)
  38. More N'Inghean Ghiberlan
  39. She's sweetest when she's naked
  40. Lord John
  41. My Dearie an ye Die
  42. The Highland Lassie
  43. To Dauntin me; Jigg
  44. Failte na Miosq
  45. When she cam ben she bobet
  46. The Fairy Queen
  47. Green grow the Rasses
Language English
Dedication Duke of Perth
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation violin/flute/viol, continuo; 2 flutes, continuo; flute or violin solo; 3 voices; 3 voices, continuo