Elegy on the Death of Mr. Shenstone (Arne, Thomas Augustine)

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 Complete Score
#311936 - 0.34MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 148x

PDF scanned by US-Bpr
Fynnjamin (2014/1/16)

Publisher Info.:

The People's Music Book, Vol. 3
London: George Virtue, 1844.


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 Complete Score
#112585 - 0.05MB, 4 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 610x

PDF typeset by Christoph Lahme
Christoph Lahme (2011/8/7)

PMLP229881-Arne, Thomas, Elegy on the death of Mr. Shenstone.pdf

Christoph Lahme (1968-)

Publisher Info.:

Essen: nova-cantica-essen.de, 2009. Version 1.0 (2009/6/14).


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Misc. Notes:

Edition by ear.


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General Information

Work Title Elegy on the Death of Mr. Shenstone
Alternative Title Come shepherds we'll follow the hearse ; Glee
Composer Arne, Thomas Augustine
Key E minor
Movements/Sections 1
First Publication 1767 ca.?
Librettist John Cunningham (1729–1773)
Language English
Average Duration 3–6 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 4 Voices (ATTB, ATBarB or TTBB)
External Links CPDL
All Music Guide
RISM 800259626 (1769 copy, British Library)
RISM 806150549 (at Madrigal Society, London)

Misc. Comments

Worldcat notes only one recording, from a collection called "The Singing Club", a 1985 Hilliard Ensemble LP on Harmonia Mundi reissued on CD in 1992. To quote RISM-Madrigal Society - "Printed in An eighth collection of catches, canons and glees for three, four, five ... voices never before published selected by Thomas Warren (London [1763/94]".

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