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Barlow (ed.): The Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford’s Dancing Master

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£16.99
SKU 0571507239

The Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's The Dancing Master is the classic  compendium of English country dance tunes. First published in 1651 it went through eighteen editions in almost 80 years. In its day it was the most popular collection of its kind and engendered numerous imitations. The tunes selected by Playford and his successors were taken from many sources and demonstrate the extraordinary richness and vitality of popular melody in England during the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

 This book brings  together, for the first time under one cover, 535 tunes and their variants from the eighteen original editions. It provides a fund of musical material for performers, whether folk musicians or baroque instrumentalists, and for class and instrumental music teachers. It is also an invaluable reference book for anyone interested in the history of English music.

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29/01/2021
Robert E.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Good service and good value

My order was for a specialist reference book for some study I am doing and which EMS supplied at a fraction of the price of the largest online retailer. It arrived quickly and in well packaged.

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