Thomas Tollett
(c.1630 - 1696)

The Cheats
(String or reed band)
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Overture - 2. Bore - 3. Hornpipe - 4.Scotch tune - 5. Aire - 6. Entre - 7. Jigg - 8. Chacone

Incidental theatre set. Conceived for strings, but also suitable for wind bands.

Of Thomas Tollett little is known. He may have been Irish, having links with the Dublin town band. Some theatre music survives (mainly in manuscript), and he composed a Farewell performed at the funeral of Queen Mary (Henry Purcell's music being the best known contribution for that occasion).