John Eccles, "Oh the mighty pow'r of love" [song]

Scope and Content

"Roundo, Mr John Eccles."

From "The Self-Conceit". Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), incipit no. 2539, list several imprints, including "Pills to Purge Melancholy vol. IV" (1706). The British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957) suggests a date of [c. 1700] for the publication of this song.

Key: a

Tempo: 3[/4]

Medium: S, bc