Elegy on the Death of Mr. Shenstone (Arne, Thomas Augustine)
The People's Music Book, Vol. 3
London: George Virtue, 1844.
Christoph Lahme (1968-)
Essen: nova-cantica-essen.de, 2009. Version 1.0 (2009/6/14).
Edition by ear.
|Work Title||Elegy on the Death of Mr. Shenstone|
|Alternative Title||Come shepherds we'll follow the hearse ; Glee|
|Composer||Arne, Thomas Augustine|
|First Publication||1767 ca.?|
|Librettist||John Cunningham (1729–1773)|
|Average Duration||3–6 minutes|
|Instrumentation||4 Voices (ATTB, ATBarB or TTBB)|
(1769 copy, British Library)
(at Madrigal Society, London)
Worldcat notes only one recording, from a collection called "The Singing Club", a 1985 Hilliard Ensemble LP on Harmonia Mundi reissued on CD in 1992. To quote RISM-Madrigal Society - "Printed in An eighth collection of catches, canons and glees for three, four, five ... voices never before published selected by Thomas Warren (London [1763/94]".