Originally published in 1986, this book has been completely revised and expanded with new typesetting, 120 new tunes, accompaniment tips, indices and cross-references. (2019)
A collection of 426 of the most commonly used English traditional dance tunes, for all instruments. Chords are included for piano or guitar accompaniment, and there is an extensive appendix on accompaniment tips for all the various types of dances. This collection has sold thousands of copies all over the United States and is considered to be the standard source for both the Playford and ‘barn dance’ styles of English traditional dance music. Metal spiral binding to lie flat for easy sight-reading.
English Country Dance Tunes
edited and arranged by Peter Barnes
178 pages, spiral bound. (1986, 1996)