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Walsh, John John Walsh
United Kingdom United Kingdom
(1665 - 1736)
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Walsh, John: "The Bird Fancyer's Delight" for Piccolo

"The Bird Fancyer's Delight" for Piccolo
John Walsh




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Composer :John WalshWalsh, John (1665 - 1736)
Instrumentation :

Piccolo

Style :

Baroque

Arranger :
Publisher :
John WalshMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Date :1715
Copyright :Public Domain
John Walsh (1665 or 1666–1736) was an English music publisher of Irish descent, established off the Strand, London, by c. 1690. He was appointed musical instrument-maker-in-ordinary to the king in 1692.

Walsh began publishing music in 1695, at which time he had few rivals in the trade. The firm established by John Playford in 1647 was in decline under his son Henry, and Thomas Cross was more involved with engraving than publishing. Walsh took advantage of this situation, and soon his firm was printing engraved music on a scale previously unknown in England. In addition to English composers, he published a good deal of music by foreign composers, which he often copied from Dutch editions (Kidson et al. 2001a).

During this time there existed an English pre-occupation with training caged birds to sing. The Bird Fancyer's Delight (1717) describes how this may be done with a variety of species including nightingale, bullfinch, blackbird, canary, woodlark, skylark, linnett, parrot, mynah bird and house sparrow by placing them in a darkened cage and playing a suitable tune to them over and over again on a bird flageolet or a small recorder.

Although this piece was written for flute (probably recorder), I transcribed this piece for solo Piccolo.
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Added by magataganm the 2013-07-27


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This sheet music is part of the collection of magataganm :
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