Calliope, or English Harmony (Roberts, Henry)

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Engraver Henry Roberts
Publisher. Info. London: engraved and sold by Henry Roberts, 1739.
London: engraved by Henry Roberts, printed for & sold by John Simpson, n.d.(engravings dated 1739)
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General Information

Work Title Calliope, or English Harmony
Alternative. Title
Composer Roberts, Henry
Title-page Details Title-page transcription
Calliope or English Harmony, A Collection of the most Celebrated English and Scots Songs Neatly Engrav'd and Embelish'd with designs adapted to the Subject of each Song, taken from the Compositions of the Best Masters, in the most Correct Manner, with the thorough Bass and Transpositions for the Flute [recorder] (proper for all Teachers, Scholars and Lovers of Musick), Printed on a fine Paper, on each side which renders the Undertaking more compleat than any other thing of the kind ever Publish'd.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1739
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo; voice, recorder/flute, continuo; 2 voices, continuo
Extra Information See also the follow-up collection Clio and Euterpe

Misc. Comments

Named composers (some of these may in fact be the lyricist rather than the composer): Mr Lampe, Mr Monro, Mr Corelli, Dr Green[e], Mr Thomas Phillips, Mr Sandford, Mr Lulman, Mr Carey, Mr Handel, Mr Digard, Mr Stanley, Mr Anthony Young, Mr Arne, Mr Leveridge, Mr Wood, Mr Barker of Coventry, Mr Hayward, Mr Brereton, Mr Flac[k]ton, Mr Popely, Mr Boyce, Mr Gouge, Mr Ravenscroft, Mr Kempton, Mr William Fisher of Hereford, Mr Gunn, Mr Gladwin, Mr Froud, Mr Hawkins, Mr Holcombe, Mr Barnard, Sigr. Anglosini, Mr Say, Mr Vanbrugh, Mr Cannington, Mr Galliard, Mr S. Howard, Geminiani, Sigr. Putti, Mr Jonathan Martin (late organist to his Majesty), Mr Alcock, Mr Henry Purcell, Mr R. Vincent, Mr Betts, Mr Wise, Mr Webber, Mr Hayden, Mr Eccles, Mr Weldon, Mr Brown, Mr Marchand, Mr John Hudson, Mr Stubley, Mr Seedo, Mr Lestrange, Mr Harris, Mr Clarke, Mr Preluer [Prelleur], Mr Fisher Tench, Mr Duncalfe, Mr Markwell, Mr Alland, Mr James, Mr Greeves, Mr Henry Burges junior, Mr Festing, Mr Cox, Mr Worgan, Mr Russell, Mr William Hodson, Miss Worgan, Mr Travers, Sigr. Hasse, Mr Oswald, Mr Wideman, Mr William Hayes of Oxford, Mr Corfe, Mr Larken, Sigr. Tortoriti, Mr Crome, Dr Heighington, Mr Crookenden.