Anon. "In the cool of the evening" [song]

Scope and Content

"In the cool of the evening I chanc'd for to walk". Anon. Five strophes. Volume reversed. Opening is similar to the traditional tune, "Oh no, not I". 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), David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997).

Key: C

Tempo: [6/8]

Medium: S