Lyric poems : being twenty four songs (never before printed:) /
by the late Matthew Prior Esqr ; set to music by several eminent masters
|Format:||Musical Score Book|
Printed for & sold by Sam: Harding, on the pavement in St: Martins-Lane,
|Physical Description:||, 24;  leaves : engraved music, port. ; 28 cm (4to)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
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|General note:||24 songs for voice and continuo (figured bass), mostly by W. De Fesch and J.C.[?] Smith.|
Engraved portrait of Matthew Prior on title page.
Each song bears a separate imprint.
Printed on the recto of the leaves only, except for leaf 8, which is printed on the verso.
|Citation / References note:||Rothschild, 1689|
|Immediate source of acquisition note:||Donation; Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild; 1969.|
|Version note:||Following leaf 24, includes, on the verso of the first MS leaf and on the recto of the second, lyric and music of "The Sheep Shearing Song" in manuscript.|
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