The Orphean lyre : a collection of glees and catches, suitable for clubs, social music parties, etc. : selected from the works of the most celebrated composers : Callcot, Horsley, Paxton, Bishop, Stevenson, Bennett, Danby, and others
|Format:||Music Score 1840|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies|
ContentsFirst series. Bring me flowers / Hawes. Breathe my harp / Bishop. Beviamo tutti tre / Giardini. Fairest daughter of the year / Danby. Farewell to Lochaber / Callcot. From the fair Lavinian shore : The pedlar / Wilson. Fill the wine cup : Bohemian. Go, idle boy / Callcot. Glorious Apollo / Webbe. Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings / Cooke. How great is the pleasure / Harrington. Lady of beauty / Knyvett. Let us cheerful souls / Webbe. Lightly tread, 'tis hallowed ground : Scotland. Mine be a cot beside a hill / Horsley. Now we are met / Webbe. Once upon my cheek / Callcot. O thou sweet bird / Atterbury. Peace and contentment / M.P. King. Queen of the silver bow / Hindel. Slow and sadly tolling / Bishop. See the chariot at hand / Horsley. Soft falls the tear by mercy shed / M.P. King. Sleep, gentle lady / Bishop. Soldier, take off thy wine / Purcell. Shakspeare's loadstars / Shield. The rose of the valley ; There is a bloom of heavenly hue / Knyvett. The foresters
how merrily live we : Bohemian. Though he be now a grey, grey friar / Bishop. Thou soft-flowing Avon / Arne. When wearied wretches sink to sleep ; What praise sad and soft / Bishop. While fools their time in stormy strife / Webbe. Who comes so dark from ocean's roar / Callcot. We hail thee, mirth / M.P. King. Wilt thou lend me thy mare / Nares. Wind, gentle evergreen / Hayes
Third series. Ah! how Sophia
a house on fire / Calcott. Balmy sweetness / Bayley. By Celia's arbor / Horsley. Bold outlaw / Bishop. Crabbed age and youth / Stevens. Come, fairest nymph / Earl of Mornington. Come, boys, take your parts : Cries of Durham / Gregory. Fair Flora decks / Danby. Fisherman's glee / Stevenson. Farewell, ye storms / Bishop. Follow a shadow / C.E. Horn. Gentle river / Aug. Barry. Haaf fishers / West. Hark!hark! each spartan hound ; In tears the heart oppressed with grief / Bishop. Prepare, ye nymphs, prepare / Stevenson. Return, blest days / Smith. Retire, my love / Horsley. Shepherd's cot, or, The night is rainy / Welsh. Swiftly we fly / Parry. Though from our cheerful home we part / Bishop. 'Twas night and all was still / Bennett. Thou pride of the forest / Calcott. 'Tis a very merry thing / Wade. Throw the gaudy roses from thee / Horsley. To our musical club / Warren. With the sun we rise at morn / Stevenson. With hawk and hound / Bishop.
Glees, catches, rounds, etc.
|Publisher|| Boston :Parker and Ditson,1840
For 3-5 voices, principally with piano acc.; some unacc.
1 score (volumes <1, 3>) ; 37 cm