Thomas Cahusac

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Was a music publisher whose business was at the sign of the "Two Flutes and Violin, opposite St Clement's Church in the Strand," as early as 1755.


Thomas Cahusac Senior had two sons, one also called Thomas and one identified only by initials - W.M.Cahusac. All published music.


Publications include:

  • 1758 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1785... Thos Cahusac (Mitchell Library, Glasgow, M9200). vmp ABCs This book starts on page 25 and the item numbering goes from 25 to 48, indicating that it is intended to be part of a larger work, in simlar manner to Johnson's etc., which I have so far been unable to trace. The same probably applies to the other books mentioned here
  • 1785 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1785... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand and Messrs. Ludlow & Wainwright, Manchester
  • 1788 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1788... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1790 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1790... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1791 Twelve Country Dances for the year 1791 ... T. Cahusac, 196 Strand (British Library Accession Number: a.9.ee.(3.))
  • 1791 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1791... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand (British Library Accession number: a.248.(7.))
  • 1792 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1792... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand (British Library Accession number: a.248.(3.))
  • 1793 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1793... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1794 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1794... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1796 Twelve Country Dances for the year 1796... T.Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1798 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1794... Cahusac & Sons, 196 Strand
  • 1799 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1794... T & W.M. Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1800 Twelve Country Dances for the year 1800.... T & W.M. Cahusac, 196 Strand
  • 1809 Twenty-four Country Dances for the year 1809. vmpABCs
  • 1814 W.M.Cahusac's Annual Collection of Twelve Country Dances for the year 1814... 79, Holborn
  • Circa 1785 The Broom of Cowdenknowes... Sung by Mr Tenducci at the Pantheon and Mr. Abel's Concerts. The instrumental parts by the late celebrated Mr Bach. London, printed and sold by Thomas Cahusac, at his music shop, Great Newport Street, Near Long Acre.
  • Cahusacs Pocket Companion for the German Flute or Violin... W.M.Cahusac, opposite St Clement's Church, Strand - small oblong, vols. 9,10,11,12.


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