A Collection of New Songs (Matteis, Nicola)

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Editor John Walsh
Publisher. Info. London: J. Walsh, 1696.
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Misc. Notes Title: A Collection of New Songs Set by Mr. Nicola Matteis made purposely for the use of his Scholers, with a thorough Bass to each Song, for the Harpsichord, Theorboe or Bass Viol: to which is added some new Airs for the Violin and Bass by the same Author, as allso Simphony's for 2 Flutes [recorders] by a person of Quality: fairly engrav'd on Copper plates.
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Work Title A Collection of New Songs
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Composer Matteis, Nicola
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below Book 1:
No, you never lov'd like me - E minor - voice, continuo - Matteis
It is not, Celia, in our pow'r - G minor - voice, continuo - "Set by a Person of Quality"
When I Corinna's pity would implore - B minor - voice, continuo - Matteis, the words by "a person of quality"
No, my Cloe, let us leave this place - A minor - voice, continuo - Matteis
In vain, Clorinda, you prepare - E-flat major - voice, continuo - Matteis, the words by "My Ld. Ex."
2 Almands (Almaines) in C minor - violin, continuo - Matteis
"Symphonys" (Untitled; Jigg) in F minor - 2 "flutes" [i.e. recorders] - "a person of quality"
Were I to cure three Nations' fear - D minor - 2 voices, continuo - Henry Purcell, words "a person of honour"
Book 2:
No more, Aminta, say you love - D minor - voice, continuo - Matteis
The Double Bondage: Two Nymphs insulted Damon's heart - E minor - voice, continuo - Matteis
Iris, your lovely fatal eyes - B-flat major - voice, continuo (+ setting for "flute" [recorder]) - Matteis
To you I gave a virgin heart - A major - voice, continuo (+ setting for "flute" [recorder]) - Matteis
In Cynthia's face and brightest eyes - A minor - voice, continuo - Matteis
Prethee, Damon swear you love me - E minor - voice, continuo - unattributed
Of all the torments, all the cares - D minor - voice, continuo - Matteis
Settings of "Two Nymphs", "In Cynthia's face" and "Prethee Damon" for "flute" [recorder]
Librettist Composer (?)
"a person of quality"
My Lord Ex.
Language English
Dedication Book 1: William, Lord Biron [Byron]
Book 2: Nicola Matteis (dedications by John Walsh)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice(s), continuo ; violin, continuo ; 2 recorders