A Selection of Marches, Airs, Minuets, etc. (Shaw, Oliver)

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Publisher. Info. Dedham, MA: H. Mann, 1807.
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Work Title A Selection of Marches, Airs, Minuets, etc.
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
For the gentlemen. A favourite selection of instrumental music: calculated for the use of schools and musical societies. Consisting principally of marches, airs, minuets, &c. Written chiefly in 4 parts, viz. two clarionetts, flute and basson; or two violins, flute, and violoncello. Likewise, the musical characters, with the scales, or gamuts for the several instruments, to which the music is adapted.
Composer Shaw, Oliver
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 33 pieces
1. Turkish Music in the Battle of Prague (2 clarinets, bassoon)
2. March in Blue Beard (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
3. March Minor (clarinet, 2 violins, cello)
4. Air, by O.Shaw No.2 (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
5. Favorite Dance, in the Honey Moon (flute, 2 violins, cello)
6. A Favorite March, in the Demolition of the Bastile (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
7. March in Oscar and Malvina (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
8. Bonaparte's Grand March (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
9. Favorite Air (2 clarinets)
10. Walzer No.22 Composed by Mr. Augustus (2 clarinets, bassoon)
11. Minuet (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
12. Minuet composed by Mr. Handell (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
13. Favorite Duet (2 clarinets)
14. Duet by Shield (2 flutes)
15. Miss Ash (2 clarinets)
16. General Abercrombie's March (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
17. Bristol March (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon, cello)
18. Minuetto No.1 by O. Shaw (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
19. French Air (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
20. The Battle of the Nile adapted as a March (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
21. Air in Blue Beard (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
22. Foot's Minuett (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
23. Savage Dance, In Robinson Crusoe (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon, cello)
24. Walzer No.26 By Mr. Augustus (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
25. Gen. Bates' Quick March (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
26. Duetto (2 clarinets)
27. A Favorite March (for 3 unspecified*, 2 treble, bass clef)
28. Italian Air and Minuet (flute ; 2 clarinets, bassoon)
29. March (2 clarinets)
30. Grand March in Abaellino (flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
31. Gen. Crane's March Composed by A. Albee (2 clarinets, bassoon)
32. Paris March (for clarinet, violin, bass)
33. Jefferson's March (for flute, 2 clarinets, bassoon)
* alternate notes indicate that either flute or clarinet can take the treble parts
First Publication. 1807
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation see individual items