William Hayes, "To heal the smart a bee had made" [song]

Scope and Content

"Song by Wm. Hayes of Mag.[dalene] Coll[ege]". Heading continues, "2 Part Pag[e] 21". Hayes was organist of Magdalene College, Oxford from 1734. The British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957) and the Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980 (London: K. G. Saur, 1981) list two imprints of songs based on this text from the theatrical entertainment of Mother Shipton; neither is attributed to Hayes.

Key: F

Tempo: 3/8

Medium: S, bc