Music and Love

DESCRIPTION: "How great is the pleasure How sweet the delight, When soft love and music together unite. How sweet sweet how sweet the delight When harmony sweet harmony and love do unite."
AUTHOR: Henry Harrington (1727-1816) (source: _Supplement to the Musical Library_)
EARLIEST DATE: 1834 (_Supplement to the Musical Library_) fragment; 1838 (Gardiner)
KEYWORDS: love music nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Williams-Thames, p. 306, "Music and Love" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Mi 640)
ADDITIONAL: William Gardiner, Music and Friends (London, 1838 ("Digitized by Google")), Vol. I, p. 437, ("How great is the pleasure How sweet the light") (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1348
NOTES: The Supplement to the Musical Library (London, 1834 ("Digitized by Google")), (September 1834) No. 6, p. 62, reads "'How great is the pleasure, how sweet the delight, When soft love and music together unite!' Composed, and we believe written by Henry Harrington, M.D., a physician, eminent in Bath ... born in Somersetshire in 1727... and died ... on the 15th of January, 1816." (also Gardiner, p. 284)
The current description is from the Gardiner text. - BS
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File: WT306A

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