Lyric Harmony, Vol.1, Op.4 (Arne, Thomas Augustine)

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Work Title Lyric Harmony
Alternative. Title consisting of Eighteen entire new Ballads, with Colin and Phaebe, in score. As perform'd at Vaux-Hall Gardens by Mrs. Arne and Mr. Lowe / [Volume 1]
Composer Arne, Thomas Augustine
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITA 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 18 ballads, 1 "pastoral"
1. The kind Inconstant ("Why Cloe still these jealous heats")
2. The Invitation ("Come Mira idol of the swains")
3. The Charms of Isabel ("Fair is the swan, the ermine white and fair")
4. The Complaint ("Behold the sweet flow'rs around")
5. The Rover reclaimed ("My roving heart has oft with pride dissolv'd")
6. Philosophy no Remedy for Love ("Long had I borne of love the pain")
7. Colin's Invitation ("Come Rosalind, Oh, come and see")
8. The Generous Distress'd ("Blow ye bleak winds around my head")
9. Kindness and a Gracefull Air preferr'd to Beauty ("Tis not the liquid brightness of those eyes")
10. Cloe Generous as Fair ("When Cloe shines serenely gay")
11. The Lovesick Invocation
  • Recitative: As o'er the flow'ry meads I pass
  • [Air] (Andante): O love! thou bitter foe to rest
12. The Fond Appeal ("Gentle youth, O tell me why")
13. To a Lady, who being ask'd by her Lover for a Token of her Constancy gave him a Knife
  • Andante: While all your thoughts on Martio rove
  • Allegro: Once Damon's touch your senses charm'd
14. The Complaint
  • Largo: And must a faithfull am'rous swain
  • Allegro: Young Delia does her flame repeat
15. The Contest between Love and Glory ("At length too soon, dear creature")
16. The Dumps, selected and alter'd from Gay's Pastorals ("A maiden's soft wailings")
17. The Happy Bride ("Ye Nymphs whose softer souls approve")
18. Colin and Phaebe. A Pastoral
  • Andante: Be still O ye winds
  • [Allegro]: 'Tis love like the sun that gives light to the year
First Publication. 1745
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, harpsichord/continuo; voice, 2 violins, continuo; voice, flute, violin, continuo; voice, strings, continuo ; 3 voices, strings, continuo