The Oriental Miscellany (Bird, William Hamilton)



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Publisher. Info. Calcutta: Jo[se]ph Cooper, 1789.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions


For 1-4 Voices and Piano or Harp (Biggs)
See: Hindoo Airs with English Words by Edward Smith Biggs

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General Information

Work Title The Oriental Miscellany
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
The oriental miscellany : being a collection of the most favourite airs of Hindoostan, compiled and adapted for the Harpsichord, &c. 30 Hindustani Airs, plus Sonata, Minuetto, Jigg, and a selection of the airs arranged for 'guitar' (i.e. English Guitar/cittern)
Composer Bird, William Hamilton
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 30-40
First Publication. 1789
Language Titles in Urdu, English introduction
Dedication Warren Hastings, Esquire
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Harpsichord. English Guitar/cittern

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'Guitar' here refers to the cittern-type instrument, not the Spanish classical guitar.