Ianthe (Henry Harington)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-04-01). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 126 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
- Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. This edition is available for low voices (probably Harington's original intention) or transposed up an octave for high voices.
First published: 1800
Description: This is Harington's arrangement of a (by then) hoary minor classic. John Barret wrote the tune to a lyric by John Glanvill, c.1705. It appeared in "Pills to purge melancholy", Playford's "Dancing master" and "The Beggar's Opera" ("When he holds up his hand").
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Ianthe.