The Jolly Beggars

McCue, K. and McKeever, G. L. (2016) The Jolly Beggars. [Website]

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This was a performance event related to the AHRC Editing Robert Burns for the 21st century: prose and songs project between 2011 and 2016. This was the first modern performance of Burns's cantata The Jolly Beggars from its first publication with music in 1818 as part of George Thomson's Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs with music by London Theatre Composer, Sir Henry Bishop. It featured professional soloists and period musicians and the University's Chapel Choir as the chorus. The project was directed by Kirsteen McCue and project PDRA Dr Gerard Lee McKeever.

Item Type:Website
Keywords:Robert Burns, Sir Henry Bishop, cantata, Scots song, Scottish fiddle tunes.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mckeever, Dr Gerard Lee and McCue, Professor Kirsteen
Authors: McCue, K., and McKeever, G. L.
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
M Music and Books on Music > MT Musical instruction and study
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
190381Editing Robert Burns for the 21st CenturyGerard CarruthersArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/I003738/1Arts - Scottish Literature