6 Canzonets (Carnaby, William)

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Publisher. Info. London: the Author, n.d. (1794)
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Work Title 6 Canzonets
Alternative. Title Six Canzonetts for 2 Voices, The Words taken from Shenstone, and set to Music by Wm. Carnaby, Late of His Majesty's Chapel Band, now Organist of Huntingdon
Composer Carnaby, William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWC 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 canzonets
First Publication. 1794
Librettist William Shenstone
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 voices with figured bass ("Cembalo o Piano Forte")

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  1. Ye Shepherds so cheerful and gay
  2. Since Phyllis vouchsafed me a look
  3. When forced the fair Nymph to forego
  4. But why do I languish in vain
  5. Oh! you that have been of her train
  6. For when Paridel tries in the Dance