John Barrett, "Oh happy grove[s]" [song]

Scope and Content

"Song in the Pillgrim - A roundo - / Mr John Barret"

In two strophes. John Vanbrugh's "The Pilgrim" was first staged in 1700. According to Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), this song was published in "Pills to Purge Melancholy", vol. iii (1707); see also David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997) 5 (133).

Key: A

Tempo: ¢

Medium: S, bc