The Universal Musician or Songster's Delight (Various)

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Work Title The Universal Musician or Songster's Delight
Alternative. Title The Universal Musician: or Songster's Delight. Consisting of the most Celebrated English and Scotch Songs, Favourite Cantata's, &c. Designed for the Entertainment of Lovers, Country Sportsmen, Jovial Companions, And all Others, who have any Taste for Mirth, Good Humor, and Polite Conversation
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1735 ca.
Librettist mostly unattributed, but includes
Thomas D'Urfey
Mr Lagford
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo (flute ad lib.); 2 voices
Extra Information Apparently not related to the similarly named Modern Musick-Master, or Universal Musician

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Composers without IMSLP pages (most songs are unattributed):

  • George Monro (d.1731)
  • Sig. Putti of Cambridge
  • John Webber (John Francis Webber?)
  • Mr Sandford