Bellamy : I mourn the lovely young Adonis : Full score
Buy and Download >
Composer: Richard Bellamy (?1743 - 1813)
Lyrics: "By a Cornish gentleman"
From Bellamy's collection of glees published in 1789.
Bellamy was one of the most prominent basses of his day, appointed a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal (1771), a lay vicar of Westminster Abbey (1773), and a vicar choral of St Paul's Cathedral (1777), where he was also Master of the Choristers. He was dismissed from all his posts in 1800 for "great indecency" with some of the choirboys. "Drunkenness, I suppose, brought on a temporary insanity, foolishness! and beastliness!" according to R.J.S. Stevens.
Full score: 0.30 euro for a single copy
Preview, playback and details of any other parts or offers available for this score can be found here.