O Death Rock Me to Sleep (Boleyn, Anne)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Harpsichord (Dolmetsch)

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Arranger Arnold Dolmetsch (1858-1940)
Publisher. Info. Select English Songs and Dialogues of the 16th and 17th centuries
London: Boosey & Co., 1898.
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Misc. Notes Based on tablature version from British Museum manuscript, 1611
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General Information

Work Title O Death Rock me to sleep
Alternative. Title
Composer Boleyn, Anne
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1536
First Publication. 1611
Librettist Anne Boleyn
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation Voice and harpsichord

Misc. Comments

This song, attributed to Anne Boleyn as she was awaiting execution in the Tower of London, was transcribed by Arnold Dolmetsch in 1898 from a lute tablature version published in 1611. The current version was published in Dolmetch's book Select English Songs and Dialogues of the 16th and 17th Centuries (Boosey, 1898)