Jeremiah Clarke, "Must I a girl forever be" [song]

Scope and Content

"A Dialogue bettween a Boy and Girle"

Heading continues, "in the Island Princess. Mr Jerry Clerk" [= Jeremiah Clarke]. "The Island Princess" was first staged in 1699. Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940) attribute this song to one Williams; it was published in "Twelve New Songs" (London: William Pearson, 1699).

Key: g

Tempo: ¢

Medium: 2 S, bc