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This one-off project was conceived in 2001 by violinist Mark Emerson (b. 15 August 1958, Ruislip, Middlesex, England) to mark the 350th anniversary of John Playford's The English Dancing Master, a work comprising music and instructions for English country dances. Emerson had previously explored Playford's book as a member of the fondly regarded Pyewackett, and he was joined in this new project by two acclaimed folk musicians, button accordionist Andy Cutting (b. 18 March 1969, H... Read more

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