When Orpheus went down (William Boyce)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-08-11).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 116 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: When Orpheus went down
Composer: William Boyce
Lyricist: Thomas Lislecreate page
Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: solo high
Genre: SecularAria

Language: Unknown
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1754
Description: A song probably written for performance in the London pleasure gardens. Published in The Muses Delight, Liverpool.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at When Orpheus went down.