Anon. "The friar & ye Nun" [song]

Scope and Content

From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]

Incipit: "A Lovely lass to the friar came"

Not in 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). The British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957) lists two single sheet songs, both anonymous, with this opening textual incipit: one is published [c. 1710], the other [c. 1715]. Both are presumed to have been printed in London.

Key: C

Tempo: ¢

Medium: fl(?)