Ianthe (Henry Harington)

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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.

General Information

Title: Ianthe
Composer: Henry Harington
Lyricist: John Glanvillcreate page
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicings: SSA or TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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").

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ianthe.