Anon. "Gilderoy Roy" [song]

Scope and Content

From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]

Incipit: "Ah Cloris could I now but sit"

The Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981), pressmark G.425.mm.(21), lists the same incipit, with words by Thos. Campbell, to the tune "Gilderoy". The Lbl imprint, issued by J McFadyen of Glasgow, has a watermark from 1802. Not found in 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: a

Tempo: [C]

Medium: fl(?)