Oxford: William Hayes 'Vocal and Instrumental Musick II', 1742
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||A Song for St Cecilia's Day
|Year/Date of Composition
||Possibly Nahum Tate (1652–1715)
||Soprano, flute, strings and continuo
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).