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The Resource Our ancient national airs : Scottish song collecting from the enlightenment to the romantic era, by Karen McAulay, (electronic resource)

Our ancient national airs : Scottish song collecting from the enlightenment to the romantic era, by Karen McAulay, (electronic resource)

Label
Our ancient national airs : Scottish song collecting from the enlightenment to the romantic era
Title
Our ancient national airs
Title remainder
Scottish song collecting from the enlightenment to the romantic era
Statement of responsibility
by Karen McAulay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Karen McAulay traces the complex history of Scottish song collecting, and the publication of major Highland and Lowland collections. Looking at sources, authenticity, collecting methodology and format, McAulay places these collections in their cultural context. Attention is given to some of the performance issues raised, either in correspondence or in the paratexts of published collections; and the narrative is interlaced with references to contemporary literary, social and even political history as it affected the collectors themselves. Most significantly, this study demonstrates a resurgence
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McAulay, Karen
Dewey number
781.62009411
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Music in nineteenth-century Britain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk songs, Scots
  • Folk music
  • Scotland
Label
Our ancient national airs : Scottish song collecting from the enlightenment to the romantic era, by Karen McAulay, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; General Editor's Series Preface; Introduction; 1 'Never hitherto published': Preserving the Highland Heritage; 2 'The aera of Scotish music and Scotish song is now passed': Lowland Song Collecting, c. 1780-1800; 3 'To take down a melody': Travel in Pursuit of Song; 4 'Leaving the world to find out whether they are old or new': Invention or Fakery?; 5 'Which many a bard had chanted many a day': Paratextual Imagery and Metaphors in Romantic Celtic Song Collections
  • 6 Illustrations and Notes: Stenhouse's and Hogg's Quest for Origins, c. 18207 Increasing the Knowledge and Improving the Taste, c. 1830-1850; 8 'The Feelings of a Scotsman' and the Illusion of Origins in the Later Nineteenth Century; Conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn825978025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781409450207
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825978025
Label
Our ancient national airs : Scottish song collecting from the enlightenment to the romantic era, by Karen McAulay, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; General Editor's Series Preface; Introduction; 1 'Never hitherto published': Preserving the Highland Heritage; 2 'The aera of Scotish music and Scotish song is now passed': Lowland Song Collecting, c. 1780-1800; 3 'To take down a melody': Travel in Pursuit of Song; 4 'Leaving the world to find out whether they are old or new': Invention or Fakery?; 5 'Which many a bard had chanted many a day': Paratextual Imagery and Metaphors in Romantic Celtic Song Collections
  • 6 Illustrations and Notes: Stenhouse's and Hogg's Quest for Origins, c. 18207 Increasing the Knowledge and Improving the Taste, c. 1830-1850; 8 'The Feelings of a Scotsman' and the Illusion of Origins in the Later Nineteenth Century; Conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn825978025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781409450207
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)825978025

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