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John Wilson, Cheerfull Ayres or Ballads (1659/60)

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John Wilson, Cheerfull Ayres or Ballads (1659/60) This new edition by Matthew Spring of 69 charming, short and easy songs by a famous 17th century lutenist provides a perfect, gentle introduction to playing from a bass line (with figures added by the editor). These versatile songs (some from Shakespeare plays) can be performed by one, two or three singers or instruments (two trebles and a bass) or indeed for three voices without lute. A PDF of tablature accompaniments of 20 of the easiest songs is also available on request for those who don't want to attempt playing from the bass line. Two volumes, one for solo performance and one for thee voices, xxii + 80pp, iv + 140pp.