English Songs of the 17th and 18th centuries

Anthology - High Voice, Medium Voice


English Songs of the 17th and 18th centuries contains a selection of some of the greatest British songs of the baroque and classical era. From some of the most popular songs by Henry Purcell (including Dido’s Lament and Fairest Isle), through perfect examples of the lyricist/composer’s art by Thomas Campion, to classic Shakespeare settings by Thomas Arne, this collection provides an ideal collection of essential songs for the student singer.


  • Arne, Thomas – When daisies pied
  • Arne, Thomas – Where the bee sucks
  • Campion, Thomas – Oft have Isigh’d
  • Campion, Thomas – The peaceful western wind
  • Campion, Thomas – There is a garden in her face
  • Ford, Thomas –Fair sweet cruel
  • Ford, Thomas – Since first I saw your face
  • Gibbons, Orlando – The silver swan
  • Morley, Thomas – Isaw my lady weeping
  • Morley, Thomas – I was a lover and his lass
  • Munro, George – My lovely Celia
  • Purcell, Henry – Ah!how pleasant ’tis to love
  • Purcell, Henry – Fairest Isle (Address to Britain)
  • Purcell, Henry – If music be the food oflove
  • Purcell, Henry – I saw that you were grown so high
  • Purcell, Henry – Love quickly is pall’d
  • Purcell, Henry – Manis for the woman made
  • Purcell, Henry – Music for a while
  • Purcell, Henry – Nymphs and shepherds
  • Purcell, Henry –Since from my dear
  • Purcell, Henry – The Kno tting Song
  • Purcell, Henry – Turn then thine eyes
  • Purcell, Henry – Whatshall I do
  • Purcell, Henry – When I am laid in earth (Dido’s Lament)
  • Rosseter, Philip – When Laura smiles
  • Rosseter,Philip – If she forsake me

Additional Information

Item Number: EP72528
Format: Sheet Music
Number of Pages: 64
ISMN: 979-0-57700-778-6
Format: 232 x 303 mm
Instrumentation: High Voice and Piano

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