Interpretations of late 17th & early 18th century

English Country Dances by Andrew Shaw


Book: 8.00 + p&p

The book contains the directions and musical notation for 20 dances, with information on sources and historical context, and, as an appendix, a short article on the annual collections of "Twenty Four (New) Country Dances" published by the firm of John Walsh.

A4, comb-bound, pp. iv + 60


CD: 13.00 + p&p

The CD contains recordings of 16 dances from the book, performed at dance length and tempo, by Rebecca King (piano, flute, zils), Jon Berger (violin, viola, button accordion, mandolin) and Jim Oakden (clarinet, recorders, accordion, banjo, octave mandolin, gaita).

Total playing time 62'


Book and CD available from

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Available in USA, prices on application, from:

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or from Rebecca King (


Read review by Ian Jones

Updated: 19/04/24