Sixty Country Dance Tunes

Sixty Country Dance Tunes
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Bar Code:  9780571541140
Part Number:  0571541143
Brand:  Faber Music


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

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
The City Ball
Jackson’s Dream
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