The Harpsichord Master (Various)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, 1700.
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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, 1725.
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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, 1727.
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Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, No.186, 1734.
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Title-page states XIVth Book, but the British Library catalogues this as the 15th book (presumably based on the contents, compared with other copies)
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Work Title The Harpsichord Master
Alternative. Title The Harpsichord Master containing Plain & easy Instructions for Learners on the Harpsichord or Spinnet with a Compleat explanation of Graces, & the true manr. of Fingering ye Keys, also an exact method of tuneing the Harpsichord & Spinnet, being of material use to all as play thereon, together with a Collection of Aires and Lessons proper for Learners & the favourite Song-tunes Minuets Rigadoons and Jiggs now in Use
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's at least 15 books:
Book 2
  1. Almand (John Blow)
  2. Saraband (John Blow)
  3. Aire (John Blow)
  4. Almand (Raphael Courteville)
  5. Corrant (Raphael Courteville)
  6. Aire (Raphael Courteville)
  7. The Emperour of Germany March by Jeremiah Clarke
  8. Prince of Denmark's March by Jeremiah Clarke
  9. A Trumpett Minnuett by Jeremiah Clarke
  10. A march (Jeremiah Clarke)
  11. A march (John Barrett)
  12. Almand (John Barrett)
  13. Corant (John Barrett)
  14. Sarabrand (John Barrett)
  15. Sarabrand
  16. The Catherine : a country dance
  17. Aire (John Barrett)
  18. Aire (John Barrett)
  19. Jigg (John Barrett)
  20. Almand (William Croft)
  21. Aire (William Croft)
  22. [Untitled] (William Croft)
Book 10
  1. Minuet from Rodelinda (Handel)
  2. Song from Rodelinda
  3. Tamo tanto from Artaxerxes
  4. Alexis
  5. Non e si vago bello from Giulio Cesare (Handel)
  6. Mio caro ben from Astartus
  7. Sweet are the charms of her I love
  8. Do not ask me charming Phillis
  9. Come let's be merry
  10. Per la gloria from Griselda
  11. Piu benigno from Coriolano
  12. Oh my treasure
  13. Cease fond passion
  14. Mr. Fairbanks Minuet
  15. Mr. Fairbanks Rigadoon
  16. Lesperto Nocchiero from Astartus
  17. Non piu non bramo from Astartus
  18. Minuet from Muzio Scaevola
  19. Cupid relieve me from Arsaces
Book 12
  1. Dimmi cara from Scipio (Handel)
  2. Newstead Hornpipe
  3. Con forza ascosa from Vespasian
  4. Minuet by Bitti
  5. Minuet from Rodelinda (Handel)
  6. Song from Rodelinda
  7. Tamo tanto from Artaxerxes
  8. Alexis
  9. Non e si vago bello from Giulio Cesare (Handel)
  10. Do not ask me charming Phillis
  11. Come let's be merry
  12. Per la gloria from Griselda
  13. Piu benigno from Coriolano
  14. Oh my treasure
  15. Cease fond passion
  16. Minuet from Muzio Scaevola
  17. Cupid relieve me from Arsaces
  18. Mio caro ben from Astartus
  19. Sweet are the charms of her I love
Book 13
  1. Si cara from Admetus
  2. Un lampo e la speranza from Admetus
  3. Ascolta o fillio from Astyanax
  4. Dimmi cara from Scipio (Handel)
  5. Newstead Hornpipe
  6. Con forza ascosa from Vespasian
  7. Minuet by Bitti
  8. Minuet from Rodelinda (Handel)
  9. Song from Rodelinda
  10. Tamo tanto from Artaxerxes
  11. Alexis
  12. Non e si vago bello from Giulio Cesare (Handel)
  13. Do not ask me charming Phillis
  14. Come let's be merry
  15. Per la gloria from Griselda
  16. Piu benigno from Coriolano
  17. Oh my treasure
  18. Cease fond passion
Book 14 or 15
  1. Sulters of Sellkerke [Suters of Selkirk]
  2. Mac Foset's Farewell
  3. The Berks of Abergelde
  4. Lady Tersichen's Rant
  5. Andrew Kerr
  6. Down the Burn Davie
  7. Sandy Laddy
  8. Walley Honey
  9. Athol Brays
  10. The Lass of Levingstone
  11. Scornfull Nancy
  12. Bessy Haggice
  13. Irish Lamentation
  14. Princess Royal
  15. Huzza
  16. Role the Rumple Sawny
  17. Muirland Willie
  18. My ain kind Deary
  19. Bonny Lassi take a Man
  20. The bonny Boat Man
  21. Wap at the Widow
  22. Fairly shot on Her
  23. Meillionen o Feriony'dd
  24. Let's shake her weall
  25. The Riseing Sun
  26. Bourough Fair
  27. Pierrot
  28. Heathcot's Horse Race
  29. Bredagad
  30. The Mittins dance
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation harpsichord
Extra Information Several pieces are duplicated across books