||Charles John Vincent (1852-1934) and|
Thomas Tertius Noble (1867-1953), arrangements and harmonization
Frank Hunter Potter (1851-1932), editor
||New York: G. Schirmer, 1915
||Includes Sumer is icumen in (with facsimile ca. 1250), Barbara Allen, Dido’s Lament, Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Tobacco's but an Indian weed, and other works by Anonymous, Lawes (both Henry and William), Dowland, Morley, Purcell (both Daniel and Henry), and others. The editors’ brief historical Notes for each piece are informative and engaging. Some of the songs’ original lyrics, however, are bowdlerized.