The Muses Delight (Hayes, Philip)

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Publisher. Info. London: Harrison and Co., 1786.
Misc. Notes Date is in very small print on title-page.
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Work Title The Muses Delight: Catches, Glees, Canzonets and Canons
Alternative. Title The Muses Delight: Catches, Glees, Canzonets and Canons composed by Dr. Philip Hayes, Professor of Music in the University of Oxford
The Muses’ Delight; The Muse’s Delight
Composer Hayes, Philip
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1786-07-01
Librettist includes
George Lyttelton (1790-1773), Lord Lyttelton
Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (1748-1825)
Inscription from the Cell at Lord Westmorland's
Edward Young (1683-1765)
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
Count Del Medico
Thomas Skelton Dupuis (1766-1795)
Antoinette Du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulières (1638-1694), translated by Rev. Philip Griffin
Matthew Prior (1664-1721)
Walter Raleigh (1554-1618)
John Gay (1685-1732)
Edmund Spenser (1554-1599)
Rev. Philip Griffin
Richard Steele (1672-1729, Miscellanies
William Shenstone (1714-1763)
Samuel Wesley Jr. (poet, 1691-1739)
from Zannazarius
Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
Henry Carey (1687-1743)
Anacreon, translated by Mr. Tillotson
from England's Helicon
John Cunningham (1729-1773)
Dr. William King
a young gentleman at Westminster School
from the Greek of Bion
from the Greek of Anacreon
Language English, Italian, Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 3-6 equal voices, 2-6 voices; 4 voices, continuo; 2 voices, continuo