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Author Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743.

Title All in the Downs, or, Sweet William's farewell to Black Eyed Susan / harmoniz'd by F. Ireland.

Published [Edinburgh] : Printed for J. Brysson's Music Shop, [between 1789 and 1795]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/ER  Burn B    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Sweet William's farewell to Black Eyed Susan; arranged
Physical description 1 score (2 pages) ; 34cm
Notes Words by John Gay ; original tune by H. Carey. The harmonised version is given on two staves, both with text of verse 1 underlaid and the bass figured. This is followed by "Mr Leveridge's Tune" (untexted) ; text of verses 2-8 ; transposed version (of Carey's tune) "For the Guitar or German Flute" (text of verse 1 underlaid).
Probably not one of the editions referred to in RISM.
RISM, C 1200 [?]
Local note Baill ER copy is the 13th item in a bound volume which has an oblong from the original binding pasted inside front cover, embossed "Isabella Alston 1795".
Other author Ireland, Francis, 1721-1780.
Gay, John, 1685-1732.
Leveridge, Richard, 1670 or 1671-1758.
Subject Songs with continuo.
Vocal duets with continuo.
Songs with guitar.
Songs with flute.
Variant Title Sweet William's farewell to Black Eyed Susan.
Local author Alston, Isabella. Former owner.