Godfrey Finger, "I promis'd Celia to be true" [song]

Scope and Content

From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]

Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), incipit 1588 indicate that a song with this opening incipit, set by Godfrey Finger, was published in the fifth book of Thesaurus Musicus (London, 1696). Not in British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957), Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981), nor David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997).

Key: C

Tempo: [3/4]

Medium: fl(?)