Catches, Glees and Canons (Hayes, William)
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Oxford: printed for the Author, 1757, 1765.
Title-page transcription (Book 2)
Catches, Glees, and Canons, for Three, Four, Five, Six, and Eight Voices, (Including Such as gained Prize Medals at Almacks, A.D. 1763 & 1764.)
Oxford: printed for the Editor, 1765.
A Supplement to the Catches, Glees, and Canons, lately published by Dr. Hayes: consisting chiefly of some Favourite Pieces, composed by Old, and Approved Masters, (to which, he hath added Parts, for the Sake of enriching the Harmony) and Two New Canons, one of which obtained the Prize Medal this present Year 1765.
The Essex Harmony, Vol.2
London: G. Bigg, 1777.
1. Catch. Phillis, my fairest, how can you deny me?
2. Catch. Alike in temper, and in life, A drunken husband, Scottish wife
3. Canon. Tipple away
4. Canon. Come follow me to the greenwood tree
|Work Title||Catches, Glees and Canons|
|Alternative Title||Catches, Glees and Canons, for Three, Four and Five Voices|
|Movements/Sections||2 Books + supplement|
|First Publication||1757, 1765|
|Language||English - some pieces in Latin, Italian, French|
|Dedication||I. Sir William Dolben, Baronet |
II. Edward Leigh, Lord Leigh of Stoneley, Baronet
Supplement: the Worthy Members of the Catch-Club, or Phil-Harmonic Society,
at the King's-Head Tavern in Oxford
- Also contains epitaphs.
- Mainly compositions by Hayes, but the Supplement contains some pieces by other composers.