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'Special collections of printed music' contains the following 3 items:

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(1) Glen Collection of printed music [ID: 87729635]

Scottish songs and music of the 18th and early 19th centuries, including music for the Highland bagpipe.There are more than 330 publications contained in about 320 selected from the collection of John Glen (1833-1904). Also available are a few manuscripts, some treatises, and other books on the subject.

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(2) Inglis Collection of printed music [ID: 97135481]

Scottish and English songs, military music and keyboard music of the 18th and 19th centuries contained in about 100 volumes selected from the collection of Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929). Also available are a manuscript, some treatises and other books on the subject.

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(3) Hopkinson Verdi Collection [ID: 100982478]

An internationally renowned collection of scores and libretti of the works of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), collected by music bibliographer Cecil Hopkinson (1898-1977). As well as music scores, the collection includes ephemeral material, like concert programmes, newspaper cuttings, photographs and stamps.