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Thread #7750   Message #4062467
Posted By: leeneia
02-Jul-20 - 10:38 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Maid of Llanwellyn (Joanna Baillie)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The Maid of Llanwellyn (Joanna Baillie)
According to the first post, Thomson paid Haydn for 200 tunes, but that is wrong. Thomson paid Haydn (and also Beethoven) to arrange existing Scottish tunes.

That's according to this article:

https://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/anthro/jbeatty/Scotia/issue34/issue34a.html