A Choice Collection of Ayres (Various)

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 Complete Score
#98556 - 39.11MB, 24 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 3990x

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Mostad (2011/4/7)

PMLP202461-A Choice Collection of Ayres For the HARPSICHORD or SPINETT.pdf

First edition

Publisher Info.:

London: John Young, 1700.


Public Domain [tag/del]


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 The Prince of Denmark’s March
#127867 - 0.05MB, 1 pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- !N/!N/!N - 13005x

PDF typeset by Pierre Gouin
Pierre Gouin (2011/9/21)

WIMA.4369-Clarke Prince Denmark March.pdf

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Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2006


Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.


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General Information

Work Title A Choice Collection of Ayres For the Harpsichord or Spinett
Alternative Title
Composer Various
First Publication 1700
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Harpsichord or Spinett

Misc. Comments

Music by John Blow, Francis Piggot, Jeremiah Clarke, John Barrett & William Croft.
After introductory pages on "Directions to the Learner", "Example of the Time of Length of Notes", "Rules for Graces", the pieces are:

  1. A Sett by D' [Dr.] Blow: Almande, Corant, Minuett
  2. Sarabrand by Mr. Croft
  3. Iigg [unclear if this is still Mr. Croft]
  4. A Set by Mr. Frn. Piggett: Prelude, Almand, Corant, Sarabrand, Iigg, A March, Minuet
  5. A Trumpet Minnuett by Mr. Clarke
  6. A March by Mr. Clarke
  7. An Ayre by Mr. Clarke
  8. The Emperour of Germany's March by Mr. Clarke
  9. The Serenade by Mr. Clarke
  10. The Prince of Denmark's March by Mr. Clarke
  11. A Set of Ayers by Mr. John Barrett: Almand, Corant, Sarabrand, The St. Catherine
  12. A Set by Mr. Wm. Croft: Almand, Sarabrand, Corant
  13. A Set by Mr. Wm. Croft: Almand, Corant, Sarabrand
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