The Catch Club or Merry Companions (Walsh, John)

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Marc Lanoiselée (2012/3/15)

Performers Alberto Gomez Gomez
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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Olmsted (2009/5/2)

Publisher. Info. London: I. Walsh, n.d. Plate 297-298.
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Misc. Notes Mostly works by Purcell, with contributions by John Blow and others (see below).
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Fynnjamin (2021/1/1)

Publisher. Info. London: I. Walsh & P. Randall, n.d.
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Misc. Notes The Iovial [Jovial] Companions or Merry Club being A Choice Collection of the Newest and most Diverting Catches for three & four Voices Together with the most Celebrated Catches compos'd by the late Mr. Henr. Purcell & Dr. Blow [and others] all fairly Engraven & Carefully Corrected.
Several catches are also presented untexted, for 3 recorders ("flutes")
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Fynnjamin (2021/1/1)

Editor Charles Lampe (1739-1767)
Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, n.d.(ca.1760).
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Misc. Notes The Catch Club or Merry Companions. A Collection of the Favourite Catches for Three and Four Voices. Compos’d by Mr. Henry Purcell, Dr. Blow, and the most Eminent Authors. Selected by C. J. F. Lampe
Apparently a selection from the earlier publications (and Hilton's Catch that Catch Can), with the addition of a few new catches.
Named composers (other than those named in the earlier edition): William Webb, John Hilton, John Cobb, Henry Lawes, Edmund Nelham, William Cranford, Charles Lampe, John Frederick Lampe, Thomas Holmes, William Lawes, Mr Stoner (William Stonard), Thomas Brewer, Simon Ives, Jeremy Savile, Henry Carey, John Miller, Matthew White, John Jenkins, William Ellis.
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Work Title The Catch Club or Merry Companions, being a Choice Collection of the most Diverting Catches for Three and Four Voices. Compos’d by the late Mr. Henry Purcell, Dr. Blow, etc. [1st Part and 2nd Part.]
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Composer Walsh, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1700 ?
Librettist mainly unattributed. Includes:
Mr Herbert
Cob. Allistree
Mr Tomlinson
Owen Swan
Mr Otway
Richard Brown
Henry Hall
Alexander Chocke
Thomas D'Urfey (1653-1723)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 3-4 voices; 3 voices, continuo; 8 voices
Related Works The Pleasant Musical Companion (Various), earlier typeset edition of most of these catches.

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Named composers: Henry Purcell, John Blow, Henry Aldrich, Richard Brown, Michael Wise, Henry Hall, John Eccles, Dr Caesar (aka William Smegergill), William Turner, John Church, Jean Claude Gillier, John Lenton, John Jackson, John Reading, John Wilson, George Day (organist of Wimborne), John Isum, Bartholomew Isaac, Jeremiah Clarke, Samuel Akeroyde, Mr Willis, Mr Williams, Mr Morgan (Thomas Morgan), Thomas Tudway.