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Eighteenth-century Scots Songs
(in preparation)
Similarly arranged for voice and harpsichord or fortepiano, practically all the tunes are in the folk tradition (many familiar from the seventeenth-century repertoire), and many became standard items in the folk-song repertory. All have original basses, and are original versions of tunes that contributors of verse (eg Robert Burns) had in mind when they wrote their lyrics.