The Aviary (Hook, James)

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Publisher. Info. London: Harrison, Cluse & Co., n.d. Plate 243.
Misc. Notes Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (D-Mbs): RISM A/I: H 6597
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General Information

Work Title The Aviary
Alternative. Title A Collection of Sonnets
Composer Hook, James
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RISM A/I: H 6595
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. The Thrush
  2. The Linnets
  3. The Goldfinch
  4. The Robin Redbreast
  5. The Nightingale
  6. The Lark
Text Incipit see below
  1. Sweet warbling thrush, whose artless song
  2. Ye tuneful linnets bless my care
  3. The goldfinch swells his little throat
  4. Little bird with bosom red
  5. Sweet nightingale, no more complain
  6. Go, tuneful bird, that glad'st the skies
First Publication. 1783 ca. - London: S. A. & P. Thompson
Librettist James Hook ?
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, harp or piano