The power of music and beauty (John Stanley)

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  • (Posted 2022-04-01)  CPDL #68659:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-04-01).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 138 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Edition prepared from Calliope. The unfigured bass has been realised editorially.
  • (Posted 2022-02-07)  CPDL #67962:         
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2022-02-07).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 173 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Edition prepared from "The Muses' Delight". Note in final bar of the continuo changed from G to C.
Error.gif Possible error(s) identified. Error summary: A more plausible cadence in F might read the bass (f C tenor clef: d g) f C CC F. See the discussion page for full description.

General Information

Title: The power of music and beauty
Composer: John Stanley
Lyricist: Anonymous
Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: solo high
Genre: SecularOde

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1746 Calliope, or, English Harmony
    2nd published: 1754 The Muse's Delight p.128
Description: an ode to music written for performance in London's pleasure gardens

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Original text

Original text and translations may be found at Music has power.