General songbooks

Scope and Content

This file contains songbooks which contain songs performed at Sadler's Wells. Some of the songbooks are incomplete.

Includes two bound song books: 'Recitatives, Duets, Trios Chorusses etc. with a Description of the Scenery, and Other Decorations, also the Fables and Arguments of the Various Pieces, now performing at the Aquatic Theatre, Sadler's Wells.' published 1808; and 'Songs, Duets, Trios Chorusses etc. with a Description of Scenery, and Other Decorations: also the Fables and Arguments, of the Various Pieces, performing at the Aquatic Theatre, Sadler's Wells.' published 1812.