Vocal Melody Book IV

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This collection of songs from the pantomime "Harlequin Sorcerer" and the play "The Oracle" are scored for various voice types with obbligato instruments and basso continuo (with figured bass). A "Mrs. Cibber" is credited prominently on the title page. Some songs also have alternate parts for the solo line (conflating obbligato and vocal parts) for German flute (sometimes simply designated as "Flute").

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1 score (40 p.); 32 cm.

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Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778 1752.

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  • Main Title: Vocal Melody Book IV
  • Added Title: A favourite collection of English songs sung at the Publick Gardens: with the songs in Harlequin sorcerer, and the Oracle sung by Mrs. Cibber
  • Uniform Title: Vocal melody. Book 4

Description

This collection of songs from the pantomime "Harlequin Sorcerer" and the play "The Oracle" are scored for various voice types with obbligato instruments and basso continuo (with figured bass). A "Mrs. Cibber" is credited prominently on the title page. Some songs also have alternate parts for the solo line (conflating obbligato and vocal parts) for German flute (sometimes simply designated as "Flute").

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1 score (40 p.); 32 cm.

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Virtual Music Rare Book Room

The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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  • 1752

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  • Dec. 11, 2014, 12:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 13, 2016, 11:36 a.m.

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Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Vocal Melody Book IV, score, 1752; London. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463631/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.