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Suite of English Folk-Dances

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Ernest Tomlinson

Ernest Tomlinson

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Although entitled Suite of English Folk-Dances, this work is often referred to as First Suite of English Folk-Dances. There exists a second suite, from 1974.

General Info

Year: 1954 / 2000
Duration: c. 14:06
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts - $167.70


1. Jenny Pluck Pears - 3:15
2. Ten Pound Lass - 1:17
3. Dick's Maggot - 2:37
4. Nonesuch - 2:18
5. Hunt the Squirrel - 2:47
6. Woodicock - 1:52


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Program Notes

Suite of English Folk-Dances, by Ernest Tomlinson, was originally written for orchestra but arranged here for wind band by the composer. It is based on tunes from John Playford’s The English Dancing Master.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Tomlinson, E. (2000). Suite of English Folk-Dances [score]. Studio Music: London.