Item #8090 Melismata : Musicall Phansies : 1611. Thomas Ravenscroft.

Melismata : Musicall Phansies : 1611

Amsterdam: Da Capo Press / Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1971.

Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #8090
ISBN: 9022104117

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, light spine sun, otherwise light wear. Solid oversize hardcover.; Musical scores. Original title page reads: Melismata; musicall phansies fitting the court, citie, and countrey humours, to 3, 4, and 5 voyces. Facsimile of edition London, Printed by W. Stansby for T. Adams, 1611. Reproduced from the Bodleian Library copies (Shelfmarks: Tanner 303 (5); Douce M 83). S.T.C. no. 20758. Contains madrigals and rounds. Contents: Canst thou love -- Now flowres -- Haste, haste, post haste -- Will yee love me -- Long have I beene perplext -- Heigh ho, away the Mare -- Broomes for old shooes -- I pray good mother -- My mistris will not be content -- I lay with an old man -- Where are you faire maides -- My master is so wise -- Maides to bed -- Oyes, oyes -- He that will an ale-house keepe -- And seest thou my cow -- Kit ahd Tom chida -- Dery ding, ding, dasson -- As I went by the way -- There were three ravens -- It was the frogge in the well -- I have house and land in Kent -- Remember o thou man. ; The English Experience: Its Record in Early Printed Books Published in Facsimile; Ex-Library; Vol. 411; [49] pages.

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