Airs, or, fantastic spirits / by Thomas Weelkes, 1608 ; ed. by G.E.P. Arkwright

Author(s): Weelkes, Thomas, ca. 1575-1623
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Subjects: Part songs, English
Madrigals, English
Formats: Print
Material Type: Printed music -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London : J. Williams, 1895-1896
Series: Old English edition no. 16-17
LC Classification: M
Alternate Title(s): Ayeres or phantasticke spirites.
Additional Authors: Arkwright, G. E. P. (Godfrey Edward Pellew), 1864-1944
Notes: LCCN: ac 37003030 //r55
Principally for SSA; includes piano reduction for rehearsal
The words freely rev. by the editor
The first vol. includes reproduction of original t.p.: "Ayeres or phantasticke spirites for three voices ... London, Printed by William Barley, and are to be sold at his shoppe in Gracious street. 1608."
Contents: [1] Come let's begin.--Jockey, thy hornpipe's dull.--Some men desire spouses.--To-morrow is the marriage day.--Upon a hill the bonny boy.--Come sirrah Jack, ho.--Ian ta ra ran tan tant.--The gods have heard my vows.--Though my carriage be but careless.--The ape, the monkey and baboon.--No, no, though I shrink still.--Aye me, alas, heigh ho.--Late in my rash accounting.--Four arms, two necks.--Lord, when I think.--[2] Say, sweetheart, will you love me?--I bei, ligustri e rose.--Strike it up, tabor.--Ha, ha, this world doth pass.--Since Robin Hood.--Fa la la, O now weep.--Alas, tarry but one half-hour.--As deadly serpents lurking.--Donna, il vostro.--The nightingale.--Death hath deprived me (for 6 voices)
Physical Description: score (2 v.) ; 29 cm
OCLC Number: 16449863

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