The Angler's Song (Lawes, Henry)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by TJ Busse
TJ Busse (2010/12/30)

Editor Arnold Dolmetsch (1858-1940)
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1898. Plate H. 2281.
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General Information

Work Title The Angler's Song
Alternative. Title
Composer Lawes, Henry
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHL 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1669
Librettist Izaak Walton (c.1594-1683)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2'
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voice, Lute, virginal, recorder, or some other combination

Misc. Comments

First line: "Man's life is but vain, for 'tis subject to pain"