"The first time at ye Looking Glass" [air]

Scope and Content

From: John Christopher Pepusch, The Beggar's Opera

Incipit: "The first time at the looking-glass"

See Air 29, "The Beggar's Opera" (3rd edition, 1729), whose source was the anonymous "The Sun has loos'd his weary team", from "Pills to Purge Melancholy", Vol. I (1707). See also Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), incipit index 3105.

Key: C

Tempo: 6/4

Medium: fl(?)