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Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection of 71 Scots Songs

Collection Description

Musick for Allan Ramsay’s Collection of 71 Scots Songs is a remarkably small yet highly prized volume of musical settings for selections from the Scottish poet’s Tea-Table Miscellany. The book is part of the G. Ross Roy Collection of Burnsiana & Scottish Literature within the University of South Carolina Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

For an in-depth discussion of the Musick book’s known history and the context in which it was published, please read the Kirsteen McCue’s introductory essay.