6 English Cantatas, Book 2 (Pepusch, John Christopher)



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Fynnjamin (2015/3/31)

Publisher. Info. London: I. Walsh, n.d.
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Work Title 6 English Cantatas, Book 2
Alternative. Title Six English Cantatas for one Voice four for a Flute [recorder] and two with a Trumpet and other Instruments
Composer Pepusch, John Christopher
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 cantatas
  • I Love frowns in beauteous Myra's eyes
  • II Cleora sat beneath a shade
  • III When Loves soft passion
  • IV Menalcas
  • V Kindly fate at length release me (4-part strings & trumpet)
  • VI While pale Britannia pensive sate (4-part strings & trumpet)
Librettist Various:
  1. John Hughes
  2. John Slaughter
  3. James Blackley
  4. Mr Gee
  5. L. Theobald
  6. Colley Cibber
Language English
Dedication James Duke of Chandos etc.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, recorder, continuo; voice, strings, continuo; voice, trumpet, strings, continuo