The Dancing Master (Playford, John)

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 Complete Book
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Feduol (2014/5/11)

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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. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - V/V/V - 2461x

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 Complete Book
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London: Thomas Harper, 1652.

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 Incomplete Book
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London: William Godbid, 1665.

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 Complete Book
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 Complete Book (+ manuscript)
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Fourth edition

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London: William Godbid for John Playford, 1670.

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 Complete Book
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London: William Godbid, 1675.

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 Complete Book
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Sixth edition

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

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 Complete Book
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Seventh edition

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London: John Playford (the Younger), 1686.

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 Complete Book
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Eighth edition

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London: Edward Jones (printer), 1690.

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 Complete Book
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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)
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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)
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 Complete Book
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Tenth edition

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London: John Heptinstall, 1698.

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 Complete Score
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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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Marc Lanoiselée (2012/3/17)

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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
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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