Sixty Country Dance Tunes 1786-1800 - Single Line Melodies

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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
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  • Cahusac's Annual Collection of Twentyfour favorite (sic.) Country Dances for the Year 1800
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  • 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. 

 

Contents: 

 

The Expedition

 

Scotch Contention

 

The True Hibernian

 

Royal Review 1799

 

Sally Kelly

 

Mrs Garden of Troop's Strathspey

 

The Nile Hornpipe

 

Ramah Droog

 

The Rout

 

The L'Oriont

 

Lord Keith's Reel

 

The Sigh

 

Sir Sydney Smith's Reel

 

Whiskers

 

The City Ball

 

Jackson's Dream

 

Roodulum

 

I Have a Wife of My Ain

 

The Bugle Horn

 

General Suwarrow's Strathspey

 

Trip to Barnard

 

Scoop Bonnet

 

Princess Amelia's Waltz

 

Lady C. Finch's Reel

 

Robinson's Rant

 

Princess Amelia's Waltz

 

Hopeless Love

 

Lovers Vows

 

Maidstone Barracks

 

The Kentish Reel

 

Old Maid's Delight

 

The Maniac

 

A Trip to Plymouth or Stoke in an Uproar

 

The Birdcatcher

 

Miss Petley's Fancy

 

Miss Mary Horton's Reel

 

Barham Downs

 

The Lavers

 

My Love is but a Lassie yet

 

The Light Heart

 

Princess Caroline's Waltz

 

The Dutch Skippers

 

Cyder and Perry

 

The Bank Corps

 

Little Sally.

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