10 Songs, Op.4 (Clark, Jeremiah)

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Publisher. Info. London: for the author, [1791].
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Work Title 10 Songs
Alternative. Title Ten Songs, with instrumental parts in score
Composer Clark, Jeremiah
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJC 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 songs
  1. The sun sets in night (voice, orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes/clarinets, 2 horns, timpani, strings, continuo)
  2. Distress me with thy tears no more (voice, 2 violas, continuo)
  3. Ye verdant woods, ye crystal streams (voice, 2 violins, viola, continuo)
  4. Can a heart that is bursting with grief (voice, 2 flutes, 2 violins, viola, continuo)
  5. Come gentle god of soft repose (voice, oboe, 2 violins, viola, continuo)
  6. How easy was Colin, how blithe and how gay (voice, 2 violins, continuo)
  7. Say why must the poet's soft lays (voice, oboe, 2 violins, continuo)
  8. The moon had climbed the highest hill (voice, orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, continuo)
  9. When first the dear youth passing by (voice, orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, continuo)
  10. Tell me Delia, charming fair (voice, 2 violas, continuo)
First Publication. 1791
Librettist see below
  1. Anne Hunter
  2. Anon.
  3. Mary Whately
  4. W. Hannaford
  5. John Aikin, apparently after Charlotte Lennox (née Ramsay)
  6. John Scott Hylton
  7. Anon.
  8. John Lowe (?)
  9. Anon.
  10. Anon.
Language English
Dedication Marquis of Donegal
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, orchestra (or keyboard)