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Sixty Country Dance Tunes 1786-1800 (Instrumental Solo)

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Accompaniment: Unaccompanied

Sixty Country Dance Tunes 1786–1800 is a collection of rediscovered folk tunes, made available for the first time since the end of the eighteenth century.  Consultant editor and renowned folk musician Paul Hutchinson has curated this edition, bringing together the following original publications: 

  • Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1786
  • Cahusac’s Annual Collection of Twentyfour favorite (sic.) Country Dances for the Year 1800
  • Twelve Fashionable Country Dances for the Piano Forte or Harp for the Year 1800

These lively dances are presented as simple single-line melodies that appear alongside beautiful images of the original scores, which include the instructions for dancing. This volume provides an unmissable collection of music from an incredibly rich era of England’s folk music heritage. It will be of immense value to musicians looking for new repertoire and to those interested in finding out more about the history of music at this time.   

Publisher: Faber Music

ISBN: 0571541143

Item Code: 0571541143

Price: £8.99
Availability:In stock

Genre(s): Folk, Traditional

Language: English

Instruments:
  • Any
Contents:
  1. The Expedition
  2. Scotch Contention
  3. The True Hibernian
  4. Royal Review 1799
  5. Sally Kelly
  6. Mrs Garden of Troop’s Strathspey
  7. The Nile Hornpipe
  8. Ramah Droog
  9. The Rout
  10. The L’Oriont
  11. Lord Keith’s Reel
  12. The Sigh
  13. Sir Sydney Smith’s Reel
  14. Whiskers
  15. The City Ball
  16. Jackson’s Dream
  17. Roodulum
  18. I Have a Wife of My Ain
  19. The Bugle Horn
  20. General Suwarrow’s Strathspey
  21. Trip to Barnard
  22. Scoop Bonnet
  23. Princess Amelia’s Waltz
  24. Lady C. Finch’s Reel
  25. Robinson’s Rant
  26. Princess Amelia’s Waltz
  27. Hopeless Love
  28. Lovers’ Vows
  29. Maidstone Barracks
  30. The Kentish Reel
  31. Old Maid’s Delight
  32. The Maniac
  33. A Trip to Plymouth or Stoke in an Uproar
  34. The Birdcatcher
  35. Miss Petley’s Fancy
  36. Miss Mary Horton’s Reel
  37. Barham Downs
  38. The Lavers
  39. My Love is but a Lassie yet
  40. The Light Heart
  41. Princess Caroline’s Waltz
  42. The Dutch Skippers
  43. Cyder and Perry
  44. The Bank Corps
  45. Little Sally