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Lays of harmony, or the Musical scrap book
A collection of the most admired Italian, German, French, Spanish, Venetian, Sicilian, Irish, Scotch, Welsh, and English national melodies.
No. 3
Collated & adapted in the clearest & most familiar manner with the leading fingering for incipient performers upon the piano forte by N. B. Challoner

London. Published by Mayhew & Co
Music Sellers to the Royal Family 17 Old Bond Street

No. 1. Robin Adair : Scotch melody introduced by Boildieu, in La Dame Blanche No. 2. Air in the Beggars opera : French melody
No. 3. Portrait charmant : French melody
No. 4. Sul margine d'un rio : Italian melody
No. 5. Bravi cosa rara : Italian melody composed by Martini, but introduced in Don Giovanni
No. 6. Eveleens bower : Irish melody
No. 7. Gavotte in Achille : French melody
No. 8. Depuis longtems, or Le petit chaperon rouge : French melody
No. 9. Ar hyd y nos, or Poor Mary Ann : Welsh melody
No. 10. Day break : German melody as sung by the Bohemian Brothers
No. 11. We're a' noddin : Scotch melody
No. 12. Le petit tambour : French melody.

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