A Selection of the Most Favorite Songs, etc. (May, John Alexander)

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Crispy (2012/9/6)

Engraver J. Anderson
Publisher. Info. Glasgow: J. McFadyen, n.d.
Misc. Notes No title page. Includes 2 manuscript pages.
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Work Title A selection of the most favorite songs, duetts, glees, waltzes, marches, Scots, Irish, and Welch airs
Alternative. Title
Composer May, John Alexander
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 100+ arrangements
1. Theatrical Music. - pp.1-84
a. A Miscellaneous Collection of Favorite Airs. - pp.19-43
b. A Complete Set of Marches, Quick Steps, &c. - pp.44-76
c. Favorite Airs Arranged for Three German Flutes &c. - pp.77-84
2. A Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs, according to the most approved style. - pp.85-100
3. A Collection of the Most Favorite Irish Airs. - pp.101-114
4. A Select Collection of Original Welch Airs. - pp.115-120 (end)
First Publication. 1810 ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation arrangements for 2 violins or 2 flutes (violin and flute),
some pieces for "3 German flutes &c" (other instrumental combinations implied)
Extra Information Popular, theatrical and classical music, some composed by May, arranged for 2 instruments