Early Collectors

Printed Collections.

Playford1700Original Scotch Tunes
Allan Ramsay (c 1685 – 1758)1724The Ever Green
A Phillips1725A Collection of Old Ballads
William Thompson1735Orpheus caledonius
Anon1751The Caledonian Pocket Companion
Thomas Percy (1721 – 1811)1765Reliques of Ancient English Poetry
David Herd (1732 – 1810)1776Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs
J Ritson1788Yorkshire Garland
J Ritson1793Northumberland Garland
Edward Bunting1796General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland
Joshua Jackson (musician)1798Manuscript dance tune book
O'Farrell1800Collection of National Irish Music for the Union Pipes
O'Farrell1801-10Pocket Companion for the Irish or Union Pipes
Robert Burns (1759 – 1796)1803The Scots Musical Museum
Sir Walter Scott (1771 – 1832)1803Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border
William Motherwell (1797 – 1835)1827Minstrelsy Ancient and Modern
James Hardiman1831Irish Minstrelsy
J Collier1847The Roxburgh Ballads
George Petrie1855Music of Ireland
Francis James Child (1825 – 1896)1882English and Scottish Popular Ballads
I Stokoe1893Songs and Ballads Of Northern England
Robert Ford1904Vagabond songs and Ballads of Scotland
Francis O’Neill (1848 – 1936)1907The Dance Music Of Ireland
Lucy Broadwood1908Traditional English Songs
Gavin Grieg (1856 – 1914)1911Folk Song in the North-East
Alfred Williams1923Folk Songs of the Upper Thames
John Ord1930Bothy Songs and Ballads

Last updated on 09/04/2006