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INDEX OF SUBJECTS.                                                     817
Cushion dance at Court, 82. Described, 153,154.
Custom-house duties on music, 321'. Poets'
opposition to the duty on French wines, 784.
" Dance after my pipe," proverbial, 84. Dancing.—" English lofty manner," 803. English
said to excel, 625. Inns of Court, 424. Dancing
schools in London, 625. Puritan objections, 407.
Country people capering and cutting measures,
rounds, and jigs, 153. Dancing to the harp, 35.
Sarabands with castanets, 497. Use and abuse
of dancing and minstrelsy, 107. Dancing Master (The)—early editions described, x.» Daniel (George) — Merrie England, 645, 607.
Ballads from his collection, 136, 223, and 243. Dauney (W.)—Errors in dates, 517*, 613, 616».
" We be three poor mariners," not a Branle
de Poictu, 769. Davenant (Sir W.)—First English opera, 478. Davis (Moll), actress and singer, 525. Dawson (Nancy), " the far-famed toast," 718. De Quincey (T.) on countiy dances, 627. Degrees in music conferred only at English
Universities, 18. Derbyshire hornpipes, 545, 741. Descant, meaning of, 15, 16, 26. The best
descanters often sorry composers, 792. Devil's progress (The), original of The SeviVs walk, Dibdin (T.), 689, 738.                                  [442.
Ditties, 36 etpassim. Character of, 791. Division {i.e., variations on an air) by country
fiddlers, 475, 796. Dixon (J. H.), 564, 656,—and errata of 453. Dorian mode, or scale, 13, 790. Dowland (John), the great lutenist, 128, 245, 248. Drayton (Michael) on Three-men's-songs, 52. On
hornpipes, 545. Drinking to excess said to have been introduced
from the Netherlands, 679. Drinking song, " the first of any merit," 72. Dulcimer, 35.
Dump, an old dance, 96, 210b. Dunmow flitch of bacon, in Chaucer's time, 175,
and note. Dunstan (St.)—His skill in harp and song, 760.
His organ, &c, 4. D'Urfey (Tom), 618, 621 et seq., 699, 769, 782. Durham House, in the Strand, 317. Dyce (Rev. A.), 66, 72.
Edward I.—His harpers and minstrels, 28 et seq.
Edward II.—Decree about minstrels, SO. Female minstrel, 31.
Elizabeth—Music in her reign, 98 to 110, 321. Wish to be a milkmaid, 777. After-celebration of her birthday, 568" and 713. The imputed virginal book not Queen Elizabeth's, xiv.
Emigration of musicians at the end of sixteenth century, 249, 698».
English choral singing (250 boys in groups), 18. Six-men's-songs, 37,—and facsimile facing title-page. Three-men's-songs, 52. Singing with under-song, or base, 19. In canon, 18, 23. Chorus of sixty voices (a.d. 1465), 44. A hundred ladies, 766. Venetian Ambassador's description of English choristers, 51. Part-music (sixteenth century), 108, 109. Music to the-Watermen's Roundel (a.d. 1453), 783.
English manuscripts of early date in Germany, 759. Engraving music on metal plates first practised in
England, 630. Originally for instrumental
music, 632. Later for single songs, 632. Erasmus on English ladies, English music, and
feasts, 51. On pilgrimages to Walsingham, 122. Essex men for dancing the Hay, 135. Evelyn on 24 fiddlers in the Chapel Royal, 468.
On the guitar and harp, 476 and 477. On
Admiral Benbow, 641. Exchange (New Royal), in the Strand, 317a.
Fairholt (F. W.) on soldiers in buff, 343. [786.
Falconer not the author of " Cease, rude Boreas,"
Fantasies or fancies for instruments, 470, 471, 480.
Farmer (T.), composer of excellent songs, 618, and note.
Ferabosco (Alfonso), born at Greenwich, 248b.
Fe"tis (M.), 23". On the violin, 760, 763, 764.
Fielding (Hemy) on Squire Western's favorite tunes, 265. Is the author of " The roast beef of old England," 636,—and of " The dusky night," 660.
Fiddle.—Woodcut of Anglo-Saxon fithele, 761. Sketch of the history, 760 et seq. " Fithelynr" 33. " Fidel," 35. " Fideler," 49. " Fiddyll, or Crowd," 60. " Fvyele," 764. " Viele," 762. "Vielle," Viol, "and Violin, 763. New treble Violin cost 20s., 247b. Four sizes of, but the same name, 244°. Viols preferred to Violins, and why, 469. Viols, six strings—chest of Viols, 246. Violin and kit preferred for dancing, 468. Violin in credit, and double notes on, 469. £100 for an old Viol, 486. Names of best English makers, 486. Fiddle and Violin syno­nymous, 244c. When first called Violins, 468. Europe derives the Violin and bow (through the erwth and fithele) from England, 761 to 764.— See also Kit.
Fiddlers.—Bishop Earle's character of a poor, 67. London full of, 108. Sang catches, 108,—and songs, 110,—political songs, 60. Obtruded themselves into all companies, 250b and 251*. Silenced by Cromwell's Parliament, 480. Fiddlers'money, 252. Country fiddlers'division, 475, 796. Names of Charles the Second's " four-and-twenty fiddlers," 469>>.
Flageolet, 481, 487.
Flute.—The English, 36<>, 244b. Other notices, 31,33,48. Four sizes of, 246. English said to excel, 631.
Foot of songs. See Burden.
Foreigners (English thirst for), 475.
Foreign opinions of English music—Reign of Ed­ward IV., Tetzel, and Leo von Rozmital, 44, and note. Reign of Henry VIII., Sagudino, Pasqualigo, and Erasmus, 51. Reign of Eliza­beth, Hentzner, 245*. Reign of James I., Laurencini, 628, — and Orazio Busino, 631. Reign of Charles I., the Sieur de la Serre, 472. During the Commonwealth, Giovanni Battista Doni, 631. Reign of Charles II., Count Lorenzo Magalotti, 472,—and M. Jorevin de Rocheford, ' 476.                                                       [15, 16.
Franco, reputed inventor of characters for time,
Freemasons' songs, 663.
Freemen's songs, or " King Henry's mirth," 52, 55t>, 62, 66, 67.
Friars, mendicant, sing and play the rote, 33. Know more of Robin Hood than their Pater­noster, 33. Songs against, 145, 274, 390.
Funeral music, 251. Dirges, 319.







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