Apollo's Banquet, Newly Reviv'd (Playford, Henry)

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Editor Stephen Tenoe
Publisher. Info. London: W. Pearson, for Henry Playford, 1701.
Misc. Notes "This Collection being Carefully Corrected by Mr. Teenoe Musick Master, if any Person desires to be farther Instructed in it may hear of him at my Shop in the Temple-Change."
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Work Title Apollo's Banquet, Newly Reviv'd
Alternative. Title Apollo's Banquet, Newly Reviv'd: Containing New and Easie Instructions for the Treble-Violin. With Variety of the Best and Choicest Ayres, Tunes, Jiggs, Minuets, Sarabandes, Chacones and Cybells, that have been Perform'd at both Theatres, and other Publick Places. To which are added, The Newest French Dances, now in use at Court, and in Dancing Schools. Several of the Tunes being in the Compass of the Flute [i.e. recorder]
Composer Playford, Henry
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 143 tunes
First Publication. 1701
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation violin (or recorder, as noted on title-page)
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Although described on the title-page as the eighth edition, the Apollo's Banquet, Newly Reviv'd has substantial differences from Apollo's Banquet to be considered as a new work independently. Playford admits this in the preface: "...the following Book retains nothing almost that belong'd to the former Impressions except the Title...".

Named composers: Mr Peasable (James Paisible), Jeremiah Clarke, Thomas Tollett, Mr Eccles, Mr John Eccles, Gottfried Finger, Henry Purcell, Mr Morgan (probably Thomas Morgan), Mr Wroth, Mr Keene, Mr Teenoe (Stephen Tenoe), Mr Montford, Mr Motley, Mr Courtiville (Raphael Courteville), Mr John Lenton, Mr King (Robert King).