Books The Anacreontick Song

Format Books
Contributors "Printed for the Author"
[Tomlinson, Ralph]
Smith, John Stafford
Location London
Subjects American Revolution
Drinking Songs
Popular Songs of the Day
Songs (High Voice) with Piano
Songs and Music
Sports and Leisure
The New Nation
The Anacreontick Song
Contributor Names
Smith, John Stafford -- 1750-1836 (arranger)
[Tomlinson, Ralph] (lyricist)
Created / Published
"printed for the Author", [London], [1799].
Subject Headings
-  Songs (High voice) with piano
-  Drinking songs
-  Popular Songs of the Day
-  Songs and Music
-  american revolution (1763-1783)
-  the new nation (1783-1815)
-  Sports and Leisure
-  It is this edition from which most claims of Smith's authorship of the tune come. While it is accepted that he did the arrangement for the tune, other initial sources for the melody have been given as an old hunting song or traditional bar song.
-  Published in "A fifth book of canzonets, catches, canons & glees, sprightly and plaintive, with a part for the Piano-Forte subjoined where necessary to melodize the score," pages 33-35.
Other Formats
LC Classification
M1578.A2 S71 (case)

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