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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 2459

Sheet Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2458; MS. annotations: on illustration; A. Sr. Thomas. B. the Bassviol. C. her ladyship. D. the Spinet. E. Vestris. Johnson Ballads 2459 is a photocopy of another copy (MS inscription in red ink: From Paul Quarrie, Eton College library, March 1980). MS annotations: Sung by Miss Bull and her sister, in the Characters of Ballad singers, at Lady Clarges's, when she saw Masks. May 1781. MS annotation of the cut: A. Sir Thomas. B. my Ladyship. C. the Harpsicol. D. Vestris Junr. E. the window Slip

Ballad

Title: Domestick felicity. A new ballad

First Line: Ye're a sad pack of frights, and my lady told me

Attributation: Set by Mr. Anthony Sackeeney, the words by Master Vestriss

Authors:  Sacchini, Antonio, 1730-1786Vestris, Marie Jean Augustin, Master, 1760-1842

Performance Locations:  London, Tylney street


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IconClass Codes:
48C7523: One person playing keyboard instrument
48C7521: One person playing string instrument (bowed)
48C754: Instrumental and vocal music together



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