John Eccles, "Her eyes are like the morning bright" [song]

Scope and Content

"Song in the Novelty / Mr John Eccles"

In four strophes. See: David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997) 5 (321), and 8-11 (27). Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), incipit reference 1341, identify the source as John Oldmixon's stage entertainment, "Thyrsis" (London, 1697).

Key: a

Tempo: 6/4

Medium: S, bc