Oxford Ramble

Speed the Plough



A Taste of Ale

Six for Gold

Knock at the Knocker, Ring at the Bell

The Robber Bird

Three Quarter Time

The 25th



Related links

Facsimile of The English Dancing Master (1651)

The Dancing Master, 1651-1728: An Illustrated Compendium by Robert M. Keller



Playford's English Dancing Master

A hugely influential collection of dances and dance tunes, first published by John Playford in 1651, but which had run to eighteen editions by 1728:
The English Dancing Master Or, Plaine and easie Rules for the Dancing of Country Dances, with the Tune to each Dance. L O N D O N, Printed by Thomas Harper, and are to be sold by John Playford, at his Shop in the Inner Temple neere the Church doore. 1 6 5 1.