Emperor of the Moon

Interpretations of late 17th Century and early 18th Century English Country Dances

by Andrew Shaw


Book: 7-00 + p&p

The book contains the directions and musical notation for 18 dances, with information on sources and historical context, and notes on the little-known dancing-master Richard Motley

A4, comb-bound, pp.iv+48


CD: 13-00 + p&p

The CD contains recordings of all but one of the tunes from the book, performed at dance length and tempo by Paul Hutchinson (accordion) and John Hymas (violin & viola)

Glass-mastered CD, total playing time 71' 16''


Book and CD available from:

Folk Sales (www.folksales.com)

or from Andrew (Tel: 0161 941 2289; email: s-a-shaw@hotmail.co.uk)


Available in USA, prices on application, from:

Country Dance & Song Society (www.cdss.org, Tel: 413 268 7426, email: store@cdss.org)


Read review by Ian Jones


Updated: 19/04/24