A Song for St Cecilia's Day (Hayes, William)

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PMLP88657-William Hayes 'A Song for St Cecilia's Day' (pub 1742).pdf
Engraver:

Mich. Beesly

Publisher Info.:

Vocal and Instrumental Musick, Part II
Oxford: William Hayes, 1742.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title A Song for St Cecilia's Day
Alternative Title
Composer Hayes, William
Key D major
Movements/Sections 1
Year/Date of Composition Before 1742
First Publication 1742
Librettist Possibly Nahum Tate (1652–1715)
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soprano, flute, strings and continuo


Misc. Comments

Probably written for the celebration of St Cecilia's Day in Oxford. It is also a tribute to Henry Purcell, whose setting of the same text formed the centre-piece of his well-known ode 'Come ye sons of Art' (1694).

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