An Hommage to David Rizzio.
It is not uncommon to find intabluations of Scottish and English airs amongst the pages of the Balcarres Lute Book. The provenance of such airs in the case of Balcarres most often remains unknown. Its intabluations commonly saw their first publication during the 18th century, however it is widely known the works were written many years prior. In the case of traditional Scottish music it is my belief that by the time of publication the origins of the works poetry, and integrit