Reliquary of English Song (Volume Two)

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Book Title: Reliquary of English Song

  • Volume Two
  • (1700-1800)

Editor: Frank Hunter Parker
Accompaniments by: Charles Vincent
Publisher: G. Schirmer
Copyright: 1916

Google Books has a complete edition of Reliquary of English Song available for download. Another copy is available in multiple formats at the Internet Archive.

Contents:

  • Love me little, love me long
  • Black-Eyed Susan Richard Leveridge
  • The Maid’s Resolution Richard Leveridge
  • Prithee, Celia John Wledon
  • Celia, let not pride undo you John Weldon
  • Golden slumbers kiss your eyes
  • The Lover’s Message John Ernest Gaillard
  • The Early Horn John Ernest Gaillard
  • Down among the dead men
  • My Goddess Celia George Munro
  • Ask if yon damask rose be sweet Georg Frederic Handel
  • The Vicar of Bray
  • Daphne William Defesch
  • Phillis, we don’t grieve Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Now Phoebus sinketh in the west Thomas Augustine Arne
  • The Faithful Lover Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Sally Thomas Augustine Arne
  • When daisies pied Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Water parted from the sea Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Under the greenwood tree Thomas Augustine Arne
  • By dimpled brook Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Peggy Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Rule, Brittania! Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Thomas Augustine Arne
  • When forced from dear Hebe to go Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Damon and Florella Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Where the bee sucks Thomas Augustine Arne
  • God Save the King Henry Carey
  • The Plausible Lover Henry Carey
  • A Pastoral Henry Carey
  • The Lass with the Delicate Air Michael Arne
  • Heart of Oak Dr. William Boyce
  • The Diffident Lover Samuel Howard
  • The Constant Fair
  • Charming Chloë
  • Roslin Castle James Oswald
  • Peace, the fairest child of heaven James Oswald
  • With Jockey to the Fair
  • No flower that blows Thomas Linley
  • Jockey
  • Drink to me only with thine eyes
  • Softly waft, ye southern breezes James Hook
  • The Wedding-Day James Hook
  • The Thorn William Shield
  • Tom Bowling Charles Dibdin
  • The lass that loves a sailor Charles Dibdin
  • Blow high, blow low Charles Dibdin
  • The Bay of Biscay, O! John Davy
  • The Tar’s Sheet Anchor William Reeve
  • Peaceful slumbering on the ocean Stephen Storace
  • Sigh no more, ladies R.J.S. Stevens
  • At Early Dawn Thomas Attwood
  • The coy, blushing Sylvia Mrs. Plowden

Notes:
Each of the 55 songs from this volume will be uploaded as song posts are created for them. If you would like me to give priority to a song that is not yet posted, please let me know via the contact page.