John Eccles, "Fly you happy shepherds fly" [song]

Scope and Content

"Song in the Provok'd Wife / Mr John Eccles"

Sir John Vanbrugh's play, "The Provok'd Wife", was first staged in 1697. The British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957) suggests a publication date of [c. 1700] for this song.

Key: F

Tempo: ¢

Medium: S, bc