The Prude (Ryves, Elizabeth)


Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Google
Olmsted (2012/2/15)

Publisher. Info. Poems on Several Occasions.
London: Printed for the Author and Sold by J. Dodsley, 1777.
Misc. Notes This appears to be the source for Horsley's song, "Come, Gentle Zephyr".
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General Information

Work Title The Prude. A Comic Opera.
Alternative. Title
Composer Ryves, Elizabeth
First Publication. 1777 or earlier
Librettist Elizabeth Ryves
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chamber orchestra

Misc. Comments

This work consists of a libretto, both prose and poetry, with a list of "old tunes to which the Airs [i.e., musical numbers] are adapted".