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III: Chamber Music of Eighteenth-century Scotland
edited by David Johnson
Solo sonatas, trio sonatas and Scots-tune settings by William McGibbon, Alexander Munro, Charles McLean, James Oswald, Robert Bremner, the Earl of Kelly and others. The music is for one or two violins—with flute, recorder and oboe alternatives—along with cello and harpsichord or organ accompaniments. Of the 27 chamber works in this volume, 25 are presented here in modern editions for the first time.

Contents:
WILLIAM McGIBBON
1 Trio Sonata in D (1729 set, no.6)
2 Trio Sonata in G, ‘In imitation of Corelli’ (1734 set, no.5)
3 The Edinburgh Minuet, with variations
4 Sonata in D minor, ‘La folia’
5 Sonata in B minor (1740 set, no.6)
6 Variations on ‘Bannocks of bere meal’
7 Count Sax's March
ALEXANDER MUNRO
8 Sonata in B minor on ‘Fy, gar rub her o’er wi’ strae’ (1732 set, no.12)
CHARLES McLEAN
9 Sonata in A minor (op.1 no.4)
JAMES OSWALD
10 Air, Strily Vale (Macbeth music)
11 Airs for the Seasons: The Auricula (Spring, no.2)
12 Airs for the Seasons: The Lily (Summer, no.11)
13 Airs for the Seasons: The Sneezewort (Autumn, no.21)
14 Airs for the Seasons: The Hawthorn (Winter, no.22)
15 Pibroch, A Highland Battle
16 Serenata in G (1762 set, no.1)
ROBERT BREMNER
17 Variations on ‘Hit her on the bum’
ANON.
18 Sonata in A on ‘Nighean donn an àraidh’ for solo violin
EARL OF KELLY
19 Duo Sonata in E for two violins
20 Trio Sonata in C (Kilravock manuscript, no.8)
21 [Untitled slow movement]
22 The Duchess of Buccleuch's Minuet
23 Lady Anne Lindsay's Minuet
24 Trio Sonata in E (1769 set, no.5)
JOHANN GEORG CHRISTOPH SCHETKY
25 Cello Sonata in E flat (op.4, no.4)
ROBERT MACKINTOSH
26 Lady Sophia Hope’s Minuet
ROBERT RIDDELL OF GLENRIDDELL
27 Variations on ‘The Hare in the Corn’

ISBN 0 9528212 3 0. A4 paperback: xvi, 210pp, illus. Price: £35

Off-prints available:
Scores and parts of nine individual pieces (in preparation)
(please enquire to AssistantGeneralEditor@musicascotica.co.uk)