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RUTHERFORD, John fl. ca. 1771-1784
A Fourth Collection of the most Celebrated English Songs Which are now in Vogue Properly adapted for the Guittar[!] and Voice Pr. 1s. 6d
1775. London: Printed for and sold by John Rutherford in St. Martins Court near Leicesterfields, 1775. Folio. Early plain paper boards with dark green leather title label gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 12 pp. With index in contemporary manuscript to recto of preliminary leaf. Contains 12 songs for voice and guitar printed on a single stave, as follows: Cotillon Songs If 'Tis Joy to Wound a Lover To Heal the Wound Sung by Mr. Du-bellamy in Mother Shipton A Favorite Scotch Song Sung in the Maid of Bath Vain is the Thin Disguise of Art The Heavy Hours Kate of Aberdeen By My Sighs Hail Politeness Arabella How Sleeps my Gentle Celia It is not Love First Edition. Possible unicum, although John Rutherford did publish works of similar nature. See Kloss: The "Guittar" in Britain 1753-1800," website Just Another Tune. Not in BUC, COPAC, or RISM. "David Rutherford, a Scotchman, kept a music business at the sign of Viol and German Flute, in St. Martin's Court, near Leicester Fields, and was succeeded by John Rutherford [?his son]." Kidson: British Music Publishers, Printers, and Engravers, p. 112. Bound with: Giordani, [Tommaso] ca. 1730-1806 The Favorite Airs in the Critic Sung with universal Applause by Miss Field Miss Abrahams & Sigr. Delpini at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane adapted for the Voice, Harpsichord, Violin, German Flute & Guittar[!] ... Price 1:6. London: Printed by Longman and Broderip No. 26 Cheapside Music Sellers to the Royal Family, [?1781]. [1] (title), 2-12 pp. With publisher's catalogue to foot of final leaf: "New Music printed by Longman & … [Click Below for Full Description]
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