William Hayes, "Gentle slumber prithee stay" [song]

Scope and Content

"Song by Wm. Hayes Organist of Mag Coll[ege]". Heading continues, "Page 9 Part 2d". Bass is figured. Corrections. William Hayes was organist of Magdalene College from 1734. 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), or the Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981).

Key: F

Tempo: 3/8

Medium: S, bc