Edwin's Ghost (Burrowes, John Freckleton)

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Schissel (2020/4/17)

Publisher. Info. London: Mori & Lavenu, n.d.
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General Information

Work Title Edwin's Ghost
Alternative. Title A Ballad
Composer Burrowes, John Freckleton
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Text Incipit Deep silence hush'd the midnight scene sweet sleep had seal'd each wearied eye
First Publication. 1820 ca.
Librettist Oswald?
Language English
Dedication Miss Ann & Elizabeth Niell
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information Date 1820 estimated by Google (copy scanned from British Library? Not sure.)

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Based on the story "Edwin's Ghost" which appeared in the London "New Lady's Magazine" in 1789. See Speaking with the Dead in Early America. Believed to have been written by Oswald?? Google dates song to 1820(s?) - possibly registered with Stationers' Company, not certain.