A Collection of English Songs (Smith, John Stafford)

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Fynnjamin (2010/7/3)

Engraver Johannis Scherer
Publisher. Info. London: J. Bland, n.d.[1779].
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Work Title A Collection of English Songs
Alternative. Title A Collection of English Songs in Score, for 3 and 4 voices, Composed about the Year 1500 Taken from MSS of the same Age
Composer Smith, John Stafford
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below
  1. [The Agincourt Song]. Deo gratias Anglia
  2. Somewhat musing - Robert Fayrfax
  3. This day, day dawns
  4. I love, I love and whom love ye - Thomas Phelyppis
  5. From stormy windes and grievous weather - Edmund Turges
  6. Enforce yourself as Godes knight - Edmund Turges
  7. A gentle Jesu - Master Sheryngham
  8. Who shall have my fair lady
  9. I love, loved and loved would I be - Robert Fayrfax
  10. Pour Francoyse qui plus ne voy
  11. Most clear of colour - Robert Fayrfax
  12. Alas for lack of her presence - Robert Fayrfax
  13. Complain I may - William Newark
  14. To complain me alas - Robert Fayrfax
  15. O amica mea - Jean Mouton
  16. That was my joy
  17. Thus musing in my mind - William Newark
Language English, French, Latin
Dedication the King
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 3-4 voices
Related Works Most of the music is transcribed from The Fayrfax Manuscript
Extra Information includes a short history of music essay.