Le Troubadour Wallon
Transcripted music manuscripts of old dance music of Wallonia (Belgium)
XVIIIth century : Country dances, minuets, ...
In the musical manuscripts of the eighteenth century found in Wallonia, the most common types of dances are the minuets, the country dances, the allemandes, ...

The scores are all written for the violin. In these manuscripts, we find some country dances published in the famous contemporary collections of

     - Pierre LANDRIN
     - Robert DAUBAT alias D'AUBAT-St FLOUR
     - Pierre TRAPPENIERS
     - John WALSH

Additionaly, the authors include music sheets of tunes popular in their period, such as opera excerpts.
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Wandembrile


Joseph Gaspard
Wandembrile
1778 Jambes 113 pieces for violin
Country dances, minuets, marches
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Delhaise

N.J. Delhaise Fils Between 1792 and 1815 Huy 12 country dances and 1 waltz for 2 violins ABC PDF
Anonymous #1 so-called : 
Cinquantenaire


Unknown 1779 Liège ? 65 English contry dances and 18 Fench contry dances,
for violin, with step description.
Several pieces are from the U.K.+ Ireland
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Anonymous #1 so-called : 
Champlon

Unknown Late XVIIIth century ? ? 28 pieces for violin including minuets
and sets of country dances
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Anonymous #3


Unknown After 1785 ?
49 pieces for violin.
Some are taken from lyric pieces of that period
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Comhaire

Unknown After 1760 Liège ? 93 pieces for violon (country dances) ABC PDF
Andrez & Joiris, 
 Vol. 1, 2 & 4
Benoît Andrez
& Jean Joiris
1753
1755
1760
Liège Book 1 : 24 English and French country dances
Book 2 : 24 English and French country dances
Book 4 :16 French and English country dances
Pieces with 2 instrumental parts and step description

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Country dances
of the musical papernews
« L'Echo » from Liège

B. Andrez
& J. Joiris
1758-1773 Liège 79 pieces for violin (English and French country dances),
with 2 instrumental parts and a step description
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Charles




Charles [Buchard ?] XVIIIth century ? 59 pieces for violin including many pieces
with a second instrumental part (bass in F-clef). 
Country dances, allemandes, minuets, waltzes, …
and probably several pieces taken from operas

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Limbourg


J.M.J N.N. [?] Late XVIIIth century

? 29 pieces for violin (English en French country dances) 
With step description
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Antoine Colard


Antoine Colard 1772 Tribomont 
 (Verviers)
Step descriptions of 24 French country dances
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Bonet Unknown Late XVIIIth century ? ? 48 pieces for fanfare (marches, minuets) ABC PDF
New 04/01/20
Trappeniers
Pierre Trappeniers 1775-1780
Brussels 39 country dances (3 books) for violin and bass
With step description
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New 07/01/20
Le Bouquet tout fait
Léopold Ferry 1765 Leuven 40 country dances (20 quadrilles and 20 colonnes)
for violin and bass with step description
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