Begin the song! your instruments, advance! (Blow, John)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Playford, sold by John Carr, 1685.
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Work Title Begin the song! your instruments, advance!
Alternative. Title A Second Musical Entertainment perform'd on St. Cecilia's day. November XXII. 1684. ... Set to Music in two, three, four, and five Parts, by Dr. John Blow ... For an Anniversary of Musick kept upon St. Cecilia's day.
Composer Blow, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 9
First Performance. 1684/11/22
First Publication. 1685
Librettist John Oldham (1653-1683)
Language English
Dedication the Stewards (William Bridgman, Nicholas Staggins, Gilbert Dolben and Francis Forcer) and Gentlemen of the Musical Society
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, strings, continuo