The Dancing Master (Playford, John)

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 Complete Book
#324643 - 2.66MB, 111 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 3660x

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Feduol (2014/5/11)

PMLP144608-playford dancing master 1651.pdf
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First edition

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London: Thomas Harper, 1651.

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 Complete Book
#278927 - 4.47MB, 62 pp. -  5.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 3273x

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 Complete Book
#278928 - 3.89MB, 61 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1049x

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Second edition

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London: Thomas Harper, 1652.

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 Incomplete Book
#278929 - 10.43MB, 28 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 689x

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Third edition

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London: William Godbid, 1665.

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 Complete Book
#278926 - 16.25MB, 166 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 828x

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 Complete Book (+ manuscript)
#337988 - 44.12MB, 167 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 449x

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Fynnjamin (2014/8/6)

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Fourth edition

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London: William Godbid for John Playford, 1670.

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 Complete Book
#278930 - 7.38MB, 168 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 719x

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Fifth edition

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London: William Godbid, 1675.

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 Complete Book
#278931 - 29.62MB, 96 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 469x

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Feduol (2013/5/6)

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Sixth edition

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London: Anne Playford & John Playford the Younger, 1679.

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 Complete Book
#278935 - 22.26MB, 252 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 514x

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Feduol (2013/5/7)

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Seventh edition

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London: John Playford the Younger, 1686.

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 Complete Book
#278932 - 22.58MB, 234 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 403x

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Eighth edition

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London: Edward Jones (printer), 1690.

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 Complete Book
#278933 - 27.56MB, 117 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 645x

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Ninth edition

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London: Edward Jones (printer), 1695.

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 Supplement to 9th edition (Second Part)
#278937 - 1.56MB, 31 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 450x

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London: Edward Jones (printer), 1696.

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 Supplement to 9th edition (Second Part)
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2nd edition of the supplement

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London: Edward Jones (printer), 1698.

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Unusually, there is no illustration on the title-page.

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 Complete Book (with Supplement)
#72141 - 12.63MB, 284 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 4836x

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 Complete Book
#278936 - 25.29MB, 115 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 446x

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Feduol (2013/4/27)

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Tenth edition

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London: John Heptinstall, 1698.

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 Complete Score
#98453 - 12.62MB, 352 pp. -  3.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 4247x

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Fynnjamin (2011/4/6)

PMLP144608-dancing master 1709.pdf
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Fourteenth edition

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London: attributed to John Walsh & Peter Randall, 1709.

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Title-page and index missing; erroneous handwritten date and publisher's information.

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For 3 Recorders or 3 Saxophones (Yardley)

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#189889 - 0.81MB, 35 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 3428x

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Marc Lanoiselée (2012/3/17)

WIMA.9740-Playford3.pdf
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David Yardley

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Alberto Gomez Gomez

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General Information

Work Title The Dancing Master
Alternative Title The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances, with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin.
The English Dancing Master [1st ed. only]
Composer Playford, John
First Publication 1651
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation violin
External Links Wikipedia article
Robert Keller's compendium


Misc. Comments

Some pieces are written for violin with alternate (scordatura) tuning:
St. Dunstan or Clifford's Inn is written for violin tuned AEae. This tune first appeared in Supplement I of the 7th edition, issued 1687, along with
New Year's Eve, tuned ADae.
The Guilford: ADae (first appears 11th edition, 1701)

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