Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814.
A collection of English songs and cantatas / compos'd by Mr: Chas: Dibdin. Opera primo.
Songs and cantatas, op. 1
[London] : Printed for the author & sold at his lodgings the shoe and saddle warehouse Catherine Street in the Strand., .
Purchased on the Cary Fund in 2010.
Taste : a cantata (To town adieu) -- Florimel (O Florimel when thou art near) -- The pensive swain (Farewell ye murm'ring gliding streams) -- Truth (The anxious thoughts of love are o'er) -- The bridal day (Ye swains that reap the ripen'd corn) -- The spinning wheel (One summers eve, as Nancy fair) -- A hymn to love (O'er ye valleys and hills) -- Liberty : a cantata (Great Britain's genius slumb'ring on ye sea).
2 cantatas and 6 songs, mostly for voice, 1-2 violins and continuo (figured bass), in score.
Library copy lacks letterpress list of subscribers described in another copy.
Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814, publisher.