The Musical Miscellany (Various)

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Publisher. Info. London: John Watts, 1729-31.
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Publisher. Info. London: J. Wren, 1750
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Misc. Notes Published separately under the title The Spinnet, or Musical Miscellany, Being a Collection of Choice Songs, and Lyrick Poems: Set to Musick by the most Eminent Masters.
Includes an interesting early version of Auld lang syne.
A large number of songs by John Sheeles.
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Work Title The Musical Miscellany
Alternative. Title Being a Collection of Choice Songs set to the Violin and Flute by the most Eminent Masters; The musical miscellany; being a collection of choice songs, and lyrick poems: with the basses to each tune, and transpos'd for the flute [i.e. recorder]
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1729
Librettist various, including
Mr Baker
Mr Booth
Arthur Bradley
Mr Concanen
Mr Tickell
John Gay (1685-1732)
Tony Aston
author of The Fair Circassian
Lord Lansdown
Matthew Prior (1664-1721)
Mr Torkington
Richard Estcourt
Mr Welsted
Mr Theobald
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Sir George Etheridge
Benjamin Griffin
Mr N. Rowe
a Lady
Richard Leveridge (1670-1758)
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
James Moore
John Dryden (1631-1700)
Henry Carey (1687-1743)
a Person of Quality
William Duncombe
Monsieur De la Motte, translated by William Duncombe
William Bedingfield
J. D. Esq.
Mr Dart
Dr. Stukeley
Sir W. Y.
Mr Manlock
Mr Wilks
Sappho, translated by Mr A. Philips
Ambrose Philips (1674-1749)
Fontenelle, translated by Mr Tickell
a Gentleman of Oxford
Anacreon (translated/imitated)
Thomas Say
Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)
Dr. Parnell
Mr Mitchell
Charles Sedley (1639-1701)
Mr Yalden
Richard Savage
Aaron Hill
George Sewell
John Hughes (1677-1720)
James V of Scotland
Mr Dumbleton
author of Sparabella's Complaint
Mr Fielding
Mr Lockman
Mr Bedford Aldrich
a Gentleman of Magdalen College, Oxford
Rev. George Arnet
Mr Davis
Earl of ----
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice (solo in vols 1,2), continuo (some with transposed versions for recorder); 3 voices (catches)

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Mr Tenoe
Mr Gouge
Mr Cole
Mr Ramondon
Mr Webber
Mr Holmes
Arthur Bradley (1 tune attributed to him)
Mr Brailsford
Mr Vincent (too early for Thomas Vincent)
James Graves
Mr Flemming or Hemming
Mr Seedo
Mr Potter
David Rizzio