Bound volume containing English songs, published in London unless otherwise indicated, with manuscript list of songs on front cover written by Lucy Broadwood

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  • Reference
      GB 176 6192/2/32
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1818 - 1835
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Contains the following items:

Buy a Broom, words by IR Planche, music by Henry [Rowley] Bishop [(1786-1855), composer of music to the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and Professor of Harmony and Composition at the Royal Academy of Music] (2nd edition, [1830], Goulding & D'Almaine);

Ten songs English, Italian and French, composed by Mrs Battye (published for the Royal Harmonic Institution by Welsh & Hawes). Initialled 'JLB';

'The Joys of Home' and 'The Maiden and the Flower' from Melodies with English words, by W McGregor Logan and Carl Maria von Weber [1786-1826] (Preston);

'The Wedding Day's Return', from Freischutz [first performed, 1821], by W McGregor Logan and Carl Maria von Weber, arranged by IF Danneley (Preston);

There be none of Beauty's daughters, words by Lord Byron [1788-1824], music by Philip Knapton [1788-1833] ([?1818] Chappell & Co);

'Should he upbraid', from Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona, music by Henry R Bishop ([?1825], Goulding, D'Almaine & Co). Manuscript annotations 'Miss King, Nov 18, a tribute of regard from her sister';

Isabel! words by Thomas Bayley, music by Henry R Bishop ([?1830], Goulding, D'Almaine & Co);

'Are you angry mother?' from Aladdin, music by Henry R Bishop ([1830] Goulding & D'Almaine);

'Oh! no, we never mention her' from the 3rd vol of Bayly's Melodies of Various Nations, music by Henry R Bishop ([1825], Goulding & D'Almaine);

O'er the valley, o'er the mountain, words by G Darley, music by CE Horn (Willis & Co, London & Dublin);

Cherry Ripe, music by CE Horn ([mid 1820s], Willis & Co, London & Dublin);

Where the Bee Sucks, adapted for two voices by the Rt Hon RG (Goulding & Co, London & Dublin);

The Convent Maid, music by John Parry ([written post 1814], Preston);

My Heart & Lute by Thomas Moore (Power);

'The Light Guitar' from the comic drama Epaulette by John Barnett [1802-90], (4th edition with warning against plagiarism, Mayhew & Co);

Yes! I will leave the festive scene, composed in answer to 'The Light Guitar', by John Barnett ([c.1827], Mayhew & Co);

Time has not Thinn'd, words by Hammond, music by William Jackson (Chappell & Co);

'The Rose of the Valley' from The Invisible Ring by W Reeve (Birchall & Co);

Love & The Sensitive Plant by J Ross (Preston);

'Once I heard a playful lay' from Matrimony by W Ball (Preston);

The Moon's on the Lake, the celebrated song of the MacGregor's Gathering, words by Walter Scott, music by Alexander Lee ([c.1825], Mayhew & Co);

The Merry Pipes are Sounding, a Highland air set to music by Joseph Hart (Mayhew & Co);

Wandering Willie, words by Robert Burns, music by Samuel Smith (Preston);

My Heart is Sair For Somebody, a Scottish ballad set to music by JT Craven ([c.1825] Preston);

'Three Favourite Scotch Songs' from the opera Rob Roy MacGregor (C Wheatstone);

Blue Bonnets Over the Border, an old Scotch air (G Walker);

'The Campbells are Coming' from Rob Roy, Roy's Wife of Alldivaloch and There's Nae Luck About the House (George Shade);

Forsake you I shall never by William Rogers (Preston);

And ye shall walk in silk attire or The Silver Crown, an old Scotch song (Preston);

Amour et Gloire by Felix Blangini (Rutter & McCarthy).