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An admired Scotish [sic] air, arranged with variations for the pianoforte / by John Ross. [music] [Variant title: An admired Scottish air, arranged with variations for the pianoforte]
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Running title: Scots air.
ROSS, JOHN (1763-1837), musician, was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 12 Oct. 1763, and studied for seven years with Hawdon, organist of St. Nicholas's Church there. From 1783 to 1836 he was organist of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Aberdeen, and was for several years organist to the Aberdeen musical society. In Aberdeen he was long the only resident musician of any standing. He died on 28 July 1837 at Craigie Park, a suburban residence. Ross was a prolific composer of pianoforte and vocal music.
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Dating: After 1815 (paper watermark ) and prior to 1823 as Preston was at the 97, Strand address until 1822.
Pr. 2s.
Bound in 'Lucy Havens, volume of songs and music, circa 1798-1825' in the Caroline Simpson Library collection.
'Lucy' is written on the blank page preceding p.2.
Lucy Havens (1804-1867) was born in Monimail, Fife in Scotland, she then moved to Whitehaven, Cumberland in the north of England. She immigrated to Sydney with her family in 1839. She married a former convict and successful business man Thomas Hyndes in 1850. She remarried Scottish Presbyterian minister William Purves. She lived in Cheshire House in Cumberland Place, The Rocks in Sydney.
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Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection
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[between 1815 and 1822?].
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London : printed & sold by Preston, at his wholesale warehouses, 97, Strand
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1 score (1, [2], 4 p.) ; 34 cm.
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music
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