Burns’s Songs for George Thomson edited by Professor Kirsteen McCue

Our Project PI has just completed and published the first ever standalone edition of Robert Burns’s songs for his second song editor, George Thomson (1757-1851), which is volume 4 of the new multi-volume Oxford Works of Robert Burns now underway Read More …

Personally-Bound Song Collections: Combining Popular Trends with Nostalgia by Brianna Robertson-Kirkland

January 2019, Rory Cellan-Jones from the BBC posed the question ‘is this the end of owning music?’. In his article, he reported CD sales had ‘plummeted by 23%’, largely caused by the rise of streaming services. Even as early as Read More …