General Overviews of Scottish-Baroque Music

Surveys of Scottish Music History

Composer-Specific Material

Biography Collections

Indices and Music Sources

  • by David McGuinness et al.

  • The Scottish Music Index by Charles Gore. Also available as a dead tree (try eBay too)


  • Most libraries will send scans or photocopies upon request; refer to or the Scottish Music Index to figure out which library to contact


Scottish Musical Signatures

Taxonomy Issues

Strathspey Origins


Philosophy of Baroque Musicking

Playing the Baroque Violin

Non-Scottish Period Treatises

Period Scottish Treatises

Blogs of Note

Disclaimer: I don’t stand behind every word in all of these sources (critical commentary will probably come at some point), but they nevertheless stand as important sources in the current Scottish-Baroque music scene.

Contact me with suggestions for any edits or additions!