The English Dancing Master

The work utilizes a rudimentary dance notation and page one of the treatise is devoted to an explanation of the symbols. Appropriate music, in the form of a treble line, is provided for each of the edition's 105 dances.

The English Dancing Master

Author: John Playford

Publisher: London : H. Mellor

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Page: 104

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Originally published in 1651 and revised numerous times to 1728, this is a reprint of the original edition and edited by Leslie Bridgewater and Hugh Mellor. The music, in this modern edition, which was originally in French violin clef, has been transcribed into modern notation. Originally compiled by John Playford, a publisher of music books, the treatise is considered an important work on English Country dances, a form of dance where couples perform a series of set patterns. The work utilizes a rudimentary dance notation and page one of the treatise is devoted to an explanation of the symbols. Appropriate music, in the form of a treble line, is provided for each of the edition's 105 dances. Most are designated for longways sets of three couples, four couples, or "as many as will.

The English Dancing Master

By the author of The Collier and His Mistress, this novel examines the conflicts brought about by revenge, deception and love.

The English Dancing Master

Author: Alan Dunn

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780751524918

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By the author of The Collier and His Mistress, this novel examines the conflicts brought about by revenge, deception and love. It is June 1830, and as the hard-working clerk to a Newcastle dancing master Rob Tweddle could be forgiven for having too much music and too many girls on his mind.

The Dancing Master 1651 1728

Searchable database containing indexes, images, and figure descriptions of all the country dances, tunes, and songs in the English dancing master (later editions titled Dancing master) published by John Playford, Henry Playford, and John ...

The Dancing Master  1651 1728

Author: Robert M. Keller

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Searchable database containing indexes, images, and figure descriptions of all the country dances, tunes, and songs in the English dancing master (later editions titled Dancing master) published by John Playford, Henry Playford, and John Young in London from 1651-1728.

The Country Dance Book Part VI Containing Forty Three Country Dances from The English Dancing Master 1650 1728

This is part IV of "The Country Dance Book", a classic guide to country dance containing instructions for 43 different dances.

The Country Dance Book   Part VI   Containing Forty Three Country Dances from The English Dancing Master  1650   1728

Author: Cecil J. Sharp

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781528705943

Page: 112

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This is part IV of "The Country Dance Book," a classic guide to country dance containing instructions for 43 different dances. Written in simple, clear language and profusely illustrated, this timeless volume is not to be missed by country dancers new and old, and it would make for a fantastic addition to allied collections. Contents include: "The Dance," "The Room," "Technical Terms and Symbols," "The Music," "Steps," "The Figures," "The Hey," "General Instructions," "Notation," "Put on thy Smock on a Monday (Round for Six)," "The Gelding of the Devil," "Oaken Leaves," "Sellenger's Round, or, The Beginning of the World," "Hit and Miss," etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on folk music.

The Country Dance Book Part

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

The Country Dance Book  Part

Author: Cecil James Sharp

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781436601955

Page: 110

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

English Dancing Master 1651

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English Dancing Master  1651

Author: John Playford

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 90

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