Tag: music

Playford and Dance

In 1651 publisher John Playford produced The English Dancing Master, a work that included 105 tunes and the dance step notation to perform them. It proved so popular that new editions continued to be produced by his son Henry after…

Quand la ville dort …

[English note: I run these occasional posts in French because written French is fairly easy for English speakers to get the gist of, especially my own French, which is more difficult for the French to understand.] Muriel Moreno est un…