Hark, Hark, the Lark (Cooke, Benjamin)

Sheet Music


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Fynnjamin (2016/10/15)

Editor Composer
Publisher. Info. London: Muzio Clementi & Co., n.d.
Misc. Notes "A favorite Glee for four Voices, Sung at Vauxhall Gardens. Adapted to a single Voice and Harpsichord. With an Accompanyment for a Violin to be added at pleasure, or it may be played an Octave higher (with very little omission or variation) by another hand on the same Harpsichord. Composed and the Accompanyment added by Doctor Cooke."
Several performance options here: STTB voices; STTB voices, harpsichord; STTB voices, violin, harpsichord; STTB voices, harpsichord 4-hands; Treble voice, harpsichord; Treble voice, violin, harpsichord; Treble voice, harpsichord 4-hands;
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Fynnjamin (2011/7/5)

Publisher. Info. The British Minstrel, and Musical and Literary Miscellany, Vol.1.
Glasgow: William Hamilton, n.d.
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Publisher. Info. The Musical Times, No.67.
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.[1849] (reprinted?)
Misc. Notes Bearing the title, "Hark, the Lark"
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General Information

Work Title Hark, Hark, the Lark
Alternative. Title
Composer Cooke, Benjamin
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBC 1
Key B-flat major
Librettist William Shakespeare
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 4 voices (SATB or STTB) - see also Cooke's instrumentation options above.