Broadside Band

English group playing traditional and popular tunes and songs, mostly from before 1740. They use replicas of period instruments. 


Popular tunes in 17th Century England 1980 Harmonia MundiHMA1901039
The Beggar's Opera - Original Airs and Songs 1982 Harmonia MundiHM 1071
[Reissue] 1996 Harmonia MundiHMC1951071
[Reissue] 2003 Harmonia MundiHMA1951071
John Playford's Popular Tunes 1987 Amon RaCD-SAR 28
[Reissue] 2005 Amon Ra 
Revels 1588 1988Dolmetsch Historical Dance SocietyDHDS-CD1988.1
English National Songs 1993Saydisc CD SDL 400
English Country Dances: From Playford's Dancing Master 1651 - 1703 1991Saydisc CD SDL 393
John Gay's the Beggar's Opera (2 CDs) 1991 HyperionCDA 66591/2
Popular English 17th Century Airs1994 Harmonia MundiHMA1901039
Country Dances: John Playford's English Dancing Master 1651 ? Harmonia MundiHM 1109
English Country Dances: Playford 1651 1993Saydisc CD_SDL 393 
Songs and Dances From Shakespeare 1995Saydisc CD SDL 409
Old English Nursery Rhymes1996 SaydiscCD_SDL 419
Airs For The Seasons by James Oswald 1710-69 1998 DorianDIS 80164
Dances Popularies Francaises: Arbeau's Orchesographie 1588 1999 Harmonia MundiHMA 1901152
[Reissue] 2005Saydisc 
Il Balarino: Italian Dances c 1600  2000Hyperion Helios CHD 55059 
Songs and Dances From Shakespeare 2005SaydiscCD-SDL 409 
Dances of Court and Country (from the time of Elizabeth and James I)2003Classical Communications CD858


A Golden Treasury of elizabethan Music 2000 ?515663W 

: "The Enraged Musician: Hogarth's Musical Imagery" by Jeremy Barlow (2006)
: "The Cat and the Fiddle: Images of Musical Humour From the Middle Ages to Modern Times" by Jeremy Barlow (2006)

Last updated on 01/02/2011