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Playford, John 1623-1686?

Overview
Works: 781 works in 1,898 publications in 3 languages and 18,410 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Paraphrases  Musical settings  Music  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Textbooks  Controversial literature  Registers  Calendars 
Roles: Publisher, Compiler, Printer, pub, Editor, Composer, Book producer, Arranger, Bookseller, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: MT7, 780
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An introduction to the skill of musick by John Playford ( Book )
117 editions published between 1655 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vade mecum, or, The necessary companion by John Playford ( )
65 editions published between 1679 and 2005 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The treasury of musick by Henry Lawes ( )
22 editions published between 1669 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dancing-master, or, Directions for dancing country dances with the figure and tunes to each dance by John Playford ( Book )
43 editions published between 1670 and 1970 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1650 under the title of The English dancing master, this work went through numerous editions from 1652 to 1728, first by John Playford (1623-1686?), then by Henry Playford, and, after 1706, by the publisher John Young. The treatise is considered an important work on English country dance, a form of dance where couples perform a series of set patterns. The work utilizes a rudimentary dance notation, and page one of the treatise is devoted to an explanation of the symbols. Each of the 360 dances contained in this last edition is given appropriate music, in the form of a treble line. Most of the dances are designated for longways sets of three couples, four couples, or "as many as will."
The English dancing master, or, Plaine and easie rules for the dancing of country dances : with the tune to each dance by John Playford ( Book )
24 editions published between 1651 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The present practice of musick vindicated by Matthew Locke ( Book )
16 editions published between 1673 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Playford's English dancing master, 1651. A facsimile reprint by Margaret Dean-Smith ( Book )
4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musick's recreation on the viol, lyra-way : 1682 by John Playford ( )
18 editions published between 1682 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The musical companion in two books : the first book containing catches and rounds for three voyces : the second book containing dialogues, glees, ayres, and songs for two, three, and four voyces by John Playford ( )
13 editions published between 1672 and 1673 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains works by H. Alridge, T. Brewer, J. Cobb, E. Coleman, J. Goodgroome, O. Gibbons, J. Hilton, G. Holmes, T. Holmes, S. Ives, H. Lawes, W. Lawes, E. Nelham, J. Playford, B. Rogers and others
Under the greenwood tree by England) Estampie (Musical group : Leeds ( )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in French, Old and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ring a ring o' roses songs and dances for children ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musica Donum Dei perform a selection of time-honored nursery rhymes and other songs that have delighted children through the ages
Observations upon a late book, entituled, An essay to the advancement of musick, &c., written by Thomas Salmon by Matthew Locke ( Book )
7 editions published in 1672 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trip to Killburn Playford tunes and their ballads by Baltimore Consort ( Recording )
7 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galante Kurzweyl hofische Tanze aus Renaissance, Barock und Rokoko = dances from Renaissance, baroque and rococo by Ensemble Buon tempo ( )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.78 (from 0.06 for Ring a rin ... to 1.00 for English so ...)
Alternative Names
J. P. (John Playford), 1623-1686?
P., J. (John Playford), 1623-1686?
Playford, J. (John), 1623-1686?
Playford, John, 1623-1686?
Languages
English (464)
French, Old (4)
German (1)
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