The Essex Harmony (Arnold, John)

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Work Title The Essex Harmony
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
The Essex Harmony: Being a Choice Collection Of the most Celebrated Songs and Catches, For Two, Three, Four, and Five Voices: From the Works of the most eminent Masters. Principally published for the Use of all Musical Societies, Catch-Clubs, &c. both in Town and Country.
Composer Arnold, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1753
Librettist mostly unattributed. Includes
Matthew Prior
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2-4 voices; 3-5 equal voices; 2 voices, chorus; 2-3 voices, continuo; 2 voices, chorus, continuo; 9 equal voices
Extra Information Most of the catches and glees are taken from Warren's Collection

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Named composers without IMSLP pages (or unidentified):

  • Mr. Cannington
  • Mr. Cook (Benjamin Cooke?)
  • Mr. Hicks
  • Mr. White
  • Mr. Fletcher
  • Mr. Oliver
  • Signor Palma (possibly Giovanni Vincenzo Palma)
  • Mr. Morgan (either Thomas Morgan or George Morgan)
  • Edward Mulso
  • Thomas Wood
  • Mr. Holmes (perhaps Thomas Holmes)
  • Mr. Dennis
  • Mr. Clark