Social Harmony (Various)

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Editor Thomas Hale
Publisher. Info. [Liverpool: Hale & Son, 1763]
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Work Title Social Harmony, Consisting of a Collection of Songs and Catches In 2, 3, 4 and 5 Parts, From the Works of the most eminent Masters To which are added Several Choice Songs on Masonry By Thomas Hale of Darnhall Cheshire
Alternative. Title
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts and supplement:
  • Part 1 (Masonic Songs)
  1. Brother Orme: Arise, gentle Muse and thy wisdom impart
  2. Mr. Ridley: Begin, o ye Muses a free Mason's strain
  3. Hayes: An Ode Sacred to Masonry
  • Part 2 (Songs)
  1. Mr. Hicks: Boast no more, no more fond love
  2. Purcell: Come, let us leave the town from The Fairy Queen
  3. Eccles: Fill all the glasses, fill 'em high
  4. Purcell: For folded flocks and fruitful plains from King Arthur
  5. Purcell: Fair Cloe my breast so alarms
  6. Travers: Fair and Ugly from 18 Canzonets
  7. Purcell: For love ev'ry creature is form'd
  8. Arne: From tyrant laws and customs free from Comus
  9. Greene: Great ruler of the restless waves
  10. Blow: Go perjur'd man and if thou e'er return
  11. Blow: Go perjur'd maid to all extremes
  12. Greene: Hail British isle of mighty fame
  13. Eccles: Inspire Us Genius of the Day
  14. Travers: I, like a bee, with toil and pain from 18 Canzonets
  15. Weldon: Let ambition fire thy mind
  16. Purcell: Let Caesar and Urania live
  17. Purcell: Nestor, who did to thrice Man's age attain
  18. Wise: Old Chiron's Advice to Achilles
  19. Travers: The Old Bacchanalian from 18 Canzonets
  20. Purcell: Put briskly round the sparkling glass
  21. Purcell: Sing, sing all ye Muses
  22. Travers: Says Pontius, in rage, contradicting his wife from 18 Canzonets
  23. Anonymous: Since nature mankind for society fram'd
  24. Travers: Soft Cupid, wanton am'rous boy from 18 Canzonets
  25. Purcell: To arms your ensigns straight display from Bonduca
  26. Brewer: Turn Amarillis to thy swain
  27. Eccles: The loud alarms of war must cease
  28. Purcell: 'Tis wine was made to rule the day
  29. Handel: The flocks shall leave the mountains from Acis and Galatea
  30. Mr. Ridley: The morning is charming (A Hunting Song)
  31. Travers: When Bibo thought fit from the world to retreat from 18 Canzonets
  32. Eccles: Wine does wonders ev'ry day
  33. Greene: When with good wine the Table's crowned
  34. Purcell: When Myra sings
  35. Travers: Why thus from the Plain does my Shepherdess rove (Chanson Françoise) from 18 Canzonets
  36. Greene: Why all this whining, why all this pining
  37. Morley: Where Art Thou, Wanton
  • Part 3 (Catches)
  1. Purcell: Bring the Bowl and cool Nantz
  2. Ives: Boy go down and fill the other quart
  3. Hayes: Be not sparing, leave off swearing
  4. Hayes: Come buy my fine wares
  5. Dr. Caesar: Come here's the good health
  6. Ives: Come honest friends and jovial boys
  7. Hilton: Come my lads let's now be merry
  8. Edward Nelham: Come follow me merrily, merrily lads
  9. Hayes: Three Oxford Cries
  10. Greene: Come let us laugh
  11. Greene: Come, come all noble souls
  12. Purcell: Come, come let us drink
  13. Hayes: Democritus, dear droll
  14. Hayes: Fie! nay! prithee John! (A Chiding Catch)
  15. Hayes: Giles Jolt
  16. Anonymous: Good, good indeed, the herb's good weed (A Catch on Tobacco)
  17. Holmes: Have you observ'd the wench in the street
  18. Aldrich: Hark! the bonny Christchurch bells
  19. Eccles: Hark! Harry, 'tis late
  20. Greene: How soft the delights, and how charming the joy
  21. Richard Brown: I, Thomas of Bedford, this monument made (The Bedford Catch)
  22. Hayes: Ink, ink, come buy my fine writing ink
  23. Clarke: In drinking full bumpers there is no deceit
  24. Greene: I've lost my mistress, horse, and wife
  25. Hayes: The Power of Time
  26. Greene: Jolly mortals fill your glasses
  27. Purcell: Jack thou'rt a toper
  28. Hayes: Let's drink and let's sing together
  29. Greene: Mortals learn your lives to measure
  30. Hilton: Now, that the spring hath fill'd our veins
  31. Mr. White: New oysters
  32. Greene: On the poor confin'd debtors
  33. Purcell: Once, twice, thrice, I Julia try'd
  34. Charles King: O! Absalom, my son
  35. Greene: Prithee foolish boy give o'er
  36. Purcell: Say good master Bacchus a stride on your butt
  37. Purcell: Sum up all the delights
  38. Greene: So peaceful rests without a stone
  39. Dr. Caesar: To our musical club here's long life
  40. Purcell: The Macedon youth left behind him this truth
  41. Purcell: Under this stone lies Gabriel John (An Old Epitaph)
  42. Locke: Up and down this world goes round
  43. Purcell: Wou'd you know how we meet o'er our jolly full bowls
  44. Purcell: The London Constable
  45. Hayes: On a Puritan Drunk
  46. Purcell: Young Collin cleaving of a beam
  47. Hayes: Here waiter, here waiter
  48. Hayes: No longer Orpheus shall thy sacred strains (A Catch on Orpheus by Antipater)
  49. Hayes: This tomb be thine Anacreon (A Catch on Anacreon by Antipater)
  • Supplement (Songs, Catches, and Masonic Songs)
  1. Hayden: As I saw fair Clora walk alone
  2. Greene: Music how powerful is thy charm (An Ode on the power of Music)
  3. Howard: Myrtilla
  4. Boyce: A blooming youth lies buried here
  5. Holmes: Come come come pull away boys
  6. Hilton: Call George again boy
  7. Hilton: Here lies a woman who can deny it
  8. Harington: Love and Music
  9. Alcock Sr.: Pray remember the poor confin'd debters
  10. Alcock Sr.: When Troy Town for ten years
  11. Brother Hudsdon: Descend Urania, descend mystic maid
  12. Brother Orme: Guardian Genius of our art divine
  13. Boyce (possibly): The Mystic Bower
First Publication. 1763
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, continuo