English Airs & Dances (Flute and Piano)
16 Easy to Intermediate Pieces from 18th-Century England.
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