Köhler's Violin Repository of Dance Music (Various)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by archive.org
Fynnjamin (2011/6/25)

PDF scanned by archive.org
Fynnjamin (2011/6/25)

PDF scanned by archive.org
Fynnjamin (2011/6/25)

Arranger many tunes arranged by W. B. Laybourn (1835-1886)
Editor assumed to be W. B. Laybourn (1835-1886)
Publisher. Info. Edinburgh: Ernest Köhler & Son, n.d.[1885].
Misc. Notes A few numbers of Köhler's music periodical The Musical Treasury (dated 1885) are bound in with these volumes; these have been extracted from the scans uploaded here, but may be seen in the files uploaded by the National Library of Scotland at Internet Archive.
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General Information

Work Title Köhler's Violin Repository of Dance Music
Alternative. Title Köhler's Violin Repository of Dance Music, comprising Reels, Strathspeys, Hornpipes, Country Dances, Quadrilles, Waltzes &c. Edited by a professional Player
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1881-85
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin; some pieces for 2 violins in Book 3
Extra Information Black Jock, pp.207-211 (Book 3) uses scordatura tuning AEae

Navigation etc.

Many tunes carry attributions:

  • D. Kippen
  • A. W. Doig
  • P (Peter) Milne
  • the Editor
  • James Hill, Newcastle
  • James Muirhead
  • Rossini
  • Alex. Deas
  • (Simon) Fraser
  • W. B. Laybourn
  • Rev. Mr. Tough
  • (William) Marshall
  • Gen. Jenkins
  • Wilcox
  • R. Stephenson, Newcastle
  • T. Shaw
  • J. Hamilton
  • C. Rock
  • J. F. Fettes, D.M.
  • Peter Baillie
  • Mr Lowe
  • T. Corner
  • R. M. Taylor
  • G. Tate
  • J. Davidson, violinist
  • W. Stewart
  • Alex. McAndrew
  • J. Shaw, North Shields
  • James Henderson
  • Strauss
  • Handel
  • J. Gow
  • Weber
  • H. Shaw
  • Aubade
  • John Bain, Wick
  • Walter Radford of Manchester
  • Radford, brother of the above
  • James C. Paton, organist, Edinburgh
  • W. C. Paton, Edinburgh
  • Fahrbach ("Tahrbach" erroneously)
  • Nathaniel Gow
  • J. Boick
  • Wm. Findlay
  • William Findlay, Haywood
  • William Findlay, Broxburn
  • Bellini
  • J. Barnett Kirkwall
  • Paul Wallace
  • D. Wilkinson, Edinburgh
  • J. N. Hoglen, Edinburgh
  • W. P. Robertson, Riccarton, Kilmarnock
  • Zeke Bacus
  • John Taylor
  • J. McQueen, Forres
  • Geo. J. Ingram
  • J. Easton, Edinburgh
  • John B. Easton, Edinburgh (the same?)
  • Archibald Allan, teacher of dancing
  • James Francis, Edinburgh
  • J. (i.e. Ignaz) Pleyel
  • T. W. Howard
  • Robert Baillie, Peter Baillie's grandson, Penicuik
  • J. Scott, Sandyholm, Lockerbie
  • A. Anderson
  • Miss M. Laybourn
  • E. Ames Muirpark, Dalkeith
  • J. Mackenzie, Edinburgh
  • Mackenzie
  • G. Duncan, Esq.
  • R. M. Hooley
  • J. Nash, Dalkeith
  • Louis J. Collins, Edinburgh
  • Niel Gow