English Airs & Dances

16 Easy to Intermediate Pieces from 18th-Century England

Violin (Flute or Oboe) and Keyboard

English Airs & Dances

16 Easy to Intermediate Pieces from 18th-Century England

Violin (Flute or Oboe) and Keyboard

Series: Schott Publisher: Schott Format: Softcover with CD Violin Composer: Various Arranger: Jeremy Barlow

The collection includes country dances, Cheshire rounds, hornpipes, and pantomime tunes, plus examples of the march, minuet, siciliana, gavotte, and jig. Featured composers include Arne, Earl of Abingdon, Hebden, Holcombe, Linley, Roseingrave, Stanley, Thackray.

“This collection of early English music for violin, flute, or oboe with keyboard accompaniment has an array of styles including marches, ballads, folk tunes, and a variety of dance music. There are extensive program and performance notes for each selection that explain the texts together with historical background and interpretive detail.”--The Instrumentalist

  • Air in E Minor (Holcombe)
  • Black Joke (Anon.)
  • Bloomsbury Market (Anon.)
  • Cackling of the hens (Anon.)
  • Excuse me (Dowland)
  • Gavotte (Roseingrave)
  • Hop Tops (Earl of Abingdon)
  • Hornpipe (Arne)
  • Largo e Siciliano (Hebden)
  • Minuet with variation (Stanley)
  • New Perro (Anon.)
  • Portsmouth (Anon.)
  • Song List Available Upon Request
  • The Sprite Mirth in distress for the loss of Harlequin (Linley)
  • The blossoms of May (Earl of Abingdon)
  • Two Cheshire Rounds (Anon.)
  • The Yorkshire Buffs' March (Thackray)
  • Bassoon
  • Cello
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Piano
  • Violin

$24.99 (US) Inventory #HL 49030533 ISBN: 9781902455488 UPC: 841886003231 Publisher Code: ED12861 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 58 pages

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