12 Songs (Abrams, Harriett)

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Publisher. Info. London: Lavenu and Mitchell, 1808.
Misc. Notes Page 77 missing, thus final song is incomplete.
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Work Title 12 Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Abrams, Harriett
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 songs:
  1. Nanine, or the Emigrant. On the waves the wind was sleeping
  2. The Eolian Harp. Come thou sweet Eolian Lyre
  3. The Emigrants Grave. Why mourn ye
  4. The Gamester. Dark was the Night
  5. The Felon. Oh mark his was and hollow cheeks
  6. The Gaoler. Stay, gaoler, stay and hear my woe
  7. Hope. I heard a voice at dead of night
  8. Address to Death. Come welcome Death
  9. William and Susan. When forced to quit his native land
  10. Love out of Place. I'm a boy of all work
  11. The Farewell. Farewell, farewell, my bosom's delight
  12. A Ballad of the Eighteenth Century. Twas at the time
First Publication. 1808
Librettist see below
1, 5, 6, 9. Matthew Lewis
2. J. Atkinson
3, 10. William Robert Spencer
4. M. P. Andrews
7, 12. Anne Hunter
8. Rev. W. Cockburne
11. Henry Temple, 2nd Viscount Palmerston (d.1802)
Language English
Dedication Queen of Great Britain
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano