The gentle shepherd, a pastoral comedy

Description:

This is a copy of the libretto of the pastoral opera, "The gentle shepherd" by Allan Ramsey. It includes an engrave image bearing the inscription "Alan Ramsey Scotus," and "A. Ramsey, ad viv. del." (translatable as, drawing of the living subject) at the bottom left.

It also bears the disclaimer and engraving signature, "Published according to Act of Parliament by D. Allan Edin, July 12, 1788" at the bottom right.

The libretto includes twelve numbered plates depict various scenes from scenes of each act and include corresponding portions of text or dialog, melodies with figured bass, and a 15-page glossary at the end.

Creator(s): Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758.
Creation Date: 1796
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Glasgow
Publisher Info: Printed and sold by Andrew Foulis, 1796.
Place of Publication: Glasgow, Scotland
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1796
Description:

This is a copy of the libretto of the pastoral opera, "The gentle shepherd" by Allan Ramsey. It includes an engrave image bearing the inscription "Alan Ramsey Scotus," and "A. Ramsey, ad viv. del." (translatable as, drawing of the living subject) at the bottom left.

It also bears the disclaimer and engraving signature, "Published according to Act of Parliament by D. Allan Edin, July 12, 1788" at the bottom right.

The libretto includes twelve numbered plates depict various scenes from scenes of each act and include corresponding portions of text or dialog, melodies with figured bass, and a 15-page glossary at the end.

Physical Description:

18, 86, 15 p. : front. (port.), music, plates ; 37 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Pastoral comedy
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 16070880 |
  • UNTCAT: b1853133 |
  • CALL-NO: ML50.5 .G46 1796
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39
Resource Type: Book
Format: Image