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The second part of the division flute containing the newest divisions upon the choisest grounds for the flute as also several excellent preludes chacon's and cibells by the best masters (John Walsh, London 1708).

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In 1706 John Walsh published in London The first part of the division flute containing a collection of divisions upon several excellent grounds for the flute being very improveing and delightfull to all lovers of that instrument. In 1708 followed The second part of the division flute containing the newest divisions upon the choisest grounds for the flute as also several excellent preludes chacon's and cibells by the best masters. The two books mainly share the same kind of compositions, that is divisions on a ground bass composed by English composers – or who flourished in England.

At end of the second book, there are 17 pieces for solo recorder without bass: 2 chaconnes, 2 divisions, 4 preludes and 9 cibells by various composers.

The ‘cibell' has a quite unusual story. This instrumental form has been in fashion – apparently in England only – for a short period (1690 - 1710) and derived its name and structure from the «Descente de Cybelle» in the first act of Lully's opera Atys (1676). Cybele was a Greek and Roman goddess, the deification of the Earth Mother. Lully's melody – known in England as the «Old Cibell» spawned a number of imitations and parodies, of which we have here some good samples as well as an adaptation of the original composition by Lully.

All the original music is notated in G clef and barred. The full range of the recorder is used throughout the collection, from F3 to F5.

All accidentals in the source are reproduced in the edition, even when they may seem redundant under modern conventions. Editorial accidentals are smaller. In both cases, accidentals remain in force throughout the bar unless specifically cancelled.

1. Gottfried Finger (c. 1660 - 1730):   A division on a ground
scoring: A (Bc)
2. Solomon Eccles (1649 - 1710):   A division on a ground
scoring: A (Bc)
3. Anonymous:   A division on a ground
scoring: A (Bc)
4. Solomon Eccles (1649 - 1710):   A division on a ground
scoring: A (Bc)
5. Anonymous:   A division on a ground
scoring: A (Bc)
6. Anonymous:   An Italian Ground
scoring: A (Bc)
7. Thomas Morgan (flourished 1691-9):   Chacone
scoring: A
8. Anonymous:   A Chacone
scoring: A
9. ? Hills (1708):   Division
scoring: A
10. William Gorton (? - 1711):   Division
scoring: A
11. Johann Christoph Pepusch (c. 1667 - 1752):   Prelude
scoring: A
12. Johann Christoph Pepusch (c. 1667 - 1752):   Prelude
scoring: A
13. Daniel Purcell (c. 1664 - 1717):   Prelude
scoring: A
14. Gottfried Finger (c. 1660 - 1730):   Prelude
scoring: A
15. Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695):   Cibell
scoring: A
16. Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632 - 1687):   Cibell
scoring: A
17. Anonymous:   Cibell
scoring: A
18. Robert King (c. 1660 - c. 1726):   Cibell
scoring: A
19. Robert King (c. 1660 - c. 1726):   Cibell
scoring: A
20. Anonymous:   Cibell
scoring: A
21. Jeremiah Clarke (1674 - 1707):   Cibell
scoring: A
22. William Byron (1670 - 1707):   Cibell
scoring: A
23. Jeremiah Clarke (1674 - 1707):   Cibell
scoring: A