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Title
A farewell to the world. /The words made by the Honourable Sir H. W. Composed for one voice with a flute allemande or violin and a harpsichord by James Kremberg.
Creator
Kremberg, Jakob, approximately 1650-1715.
Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639, attributed name.
Walton, Izaak, 1593-1683.Compleat angler.
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1710]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Music manuscript.
Scope/Content: Music manuscript, probably written in the hand of composer Jakob Kremberg, who came to England from Poland shortly after 1709. The first portion of the text of this solo cantata, beginning with "Farewell ye gilded follies" and ending with "But now I wish for neither" is taken from a poem in Izaak Walton's Compleat angler, where (in its 5th edition) it is suggested that "Sir Harry Wotton" may be the author. The second part of the text is not identified.
Condition: Bound in later half red morocco with marbled endpapers.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Scores
Extent
8 p., bound ;30 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n1vc9p
f MS.1967.002
Subject
Solo cantatas--England--Early works to 1800.
Place
England
Location
CLUW

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