A Complete Collection of much admired Tunes
by John (junior) Clarkson
Full title: A Complete Collection Of much admired Tunes, as Danced at the Balls and Public's of the late Mr. Strange Purchased and arranged for the Piano Forte And respectfully dedicated to his scholars, by John Clarkson Junr: Teacher of Dancing EDINr. Entered at Stationers Hall.
Publisher: Edinburgh: J. Hamilton
Printer: J. Hamilton
p1-19 Minuets, some paired with Gavotts, one with a Trio. p20-23 'Single Jigs', then double jigs, hornpipes, cotillions, strathspeys etc. 'Miss Mary Moncreif's Dance', (p.25) is atrributed to Haydn. Some items are grouped by key.
The minuets are quite pianistic; otherwise, there is a variety of mostly single-line basses.
Biographical info: The son of John Clarkson Snr (see below), John Clarkson Jnr was a violinist and dancing master, who published his collection of the late Mr [David] Strange's tunes, in 1803.
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