Thomas D'Urfey, "Blowza-bella" [song]

Scope and Content

From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]

The Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981), pressmark G.304.(27), gives the following: "Italian song call'd Pastorella [G. B. Bononcini] made into an English dialogue by Mr T. Durfey". The dialogue is dated [1699]. See also Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), incipit 385 ("Blowzabella my bouncing doxie").

Key: C

Tempo: [6/8]

Medium: fl(?)