Thomas Augustine Arne, "Hope, a Pastoral" [song]

Scope and Content

From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]

Incipit: "My banks they are furnished"

The Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981), pressmark H.1994.a.(78), indicates that a song with this incipit, the text by W. Shenstone, was published in London, [1775?]. The music is attributed to [T. A. Arne]. Not found in the British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957); Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), nor David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997).

Key: C

Tempo: 3/4

Medium: fl(?)