6 Songs (Hewitt, James)

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This work was co-authored by Mary Ann Wrighten Pownall and James Hewitt



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Publisher. Info. New York: Mathew Carey, n.d.[1794]
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Work Title 6 Songs
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
Six songs; for the harpsichord or piano forte, composed by Mrs. Pownall and J. Hewitt; to which are added and selected Rossetti's celebrated La chasse, and a duet for two voices
Composer Hewitt, James
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 pieces
  1. La Chasse, Rossette (harpsichord or piano) - adaptation of first movement of Antonio Rosetti's Symphonie de Chasse, M.A20/I:18
  2. A La Chasse (harpsichord or piano) - adaptation of final movement of the above symphony
  3. Jemmy of the Glen - Where gently flows sweet winding Tay (voice, harpsichord or piano) - words and music by Mary Ann Wrighten Pownall
  4. A Rural Life - How sacred and how innocent (voice, harpsichord or piano)
  5. Advice to the Ladies - No more along the daisy mead (voice, harpsichord or piano)
  6. The Straw Bonnet - When fairies are lighted by night's Silver Queen (voice, harpsichord or piano) - composed [words and music] by Mary Ann Wrighten Pownall
  7. Lavinia - Why steals from my bosom the sigh (voice, harpsichord or piano) - composed [words and music] and sung by Mary Ann Wrighten Pownall
  8. The Primrose Girl - Come buy of poor Kate (voice, harpsichord or piano)
  9. Canzonet - Time has not thin'd my flowing hair (2 voices, harpsichord or piano [bass line only]) - by William Jackson of Exeter
First Publication. 1794
Librettist Mary Ann Wrighten Pownall (1751-1796)
George Goulding (Time has not thin'd)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 1 or 2 voices, harpsichord or piano
harpsichord or piano (La Chasse and A La Chasse)