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Songs Published Individually

Ah! Me! With That False One, a Favorite Irish Air Harmonized as a Glee for 4 Voices by Mr
            Biggs, the Words by Mrs. Opie. Music by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall,
            [1803].

Cantata, for the Harp or Piano Forte, as Sung by Mr. Hobbs, (to Whom It Is Inscribed) the
           Words Written by Mrs. Opie, the Music Composed by W. Fish. [Awake! my Harp
           Awake!]. Music by William Fish. London: Chappell, [1840?].

"Crown the Passing Hour with Joy," A Glee, for Three Voices, the Poetry by Mrs. Opie, the
           Music Composed & Inscribed to His Friend, F. W. Collard, by W. Horsley, Mus. Bac.
           Oxon. Music by W. Horsley. London: Clementi & Co., [1822].

The Emigrant, Written by Mrs. Opie, Set to Music by Mr. Hook. Music by James Hook. London:
           Hook, [1800?].

The Evening Call of the Swiss Pastors, Harmonized and Arranged as a Gleee: For Three Voices
           by Mr Biggs; the Words Written and Adapted to the Music by Mrs. Opie. Music by
           Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1801?].

"Forget Me Not" A Glee for Four Voices, Sung by Mrs. Bianchi, Lacy, Messrs. Harrison, Goss
           & Bellamy, at the Vocal Concerts, the Poetry by Mrs. Opie, to Whom the Music Is  
           Inscribed by Wm. Horsley Mus. Bac, Oxon. [Go youth beloved]. Music by William
           Horsley. London: Chappell & Co., [1812].

Forget Me Not, Poem, by Amelia Opie, Set to Music by Doyne C. Bell. [Go, Youth belov'd, in
           distant glades]. Music by Doyne C. Bell. London: R. Mills & Sons, [1874].

Go Youth Belov'd, the Poetry by Mrs. Opie, the Music Composed and Respectfully Inscribed to
           Mrs. Clarke by Felix Yaniewicz. Music by Felix Yaniewicz. London: F. Yaniewicz,
           [1803].

Henry, a Song, Written for the Regent's Harmonic Institution, by Mrs. Opie, the Music
           Composed by Thomas Welsh. [Whene'er the moon in silver pride]. Music by Thomas
           Welsh. London: Regent's Harmonic Institution, [1818].

Here’s a Health to Those Far Away, a Song with an Accompaniment for the Piano Forte, the
           Words by the Author Of "My Love to War Is Going." Music by Edward Smith Biggs.
           London: R. Birchall, [1795?].

How Months Unfelt Have Vanish'd, a Favorite Duet, Selected from the 4th Set of Venetian Airs,
           the Words Written to It by Mrs. Opie. Music by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R.
           Birchall, [1807].

Hymn to God, for 4 Voices & Chorus; the Words by Mrs. Opie, the Music Composed and
           Cordially Inscribed to His Friend Mr. Alfred Pettet, at Whose Request It Was Written, by
           Vincent Novello. Music by Vincent Novello. London: J. Alfred Novello, [1840?].

"Hymn to God, the Eternal and Unchangeable."  Music by V[incent] Novello.  Original Sacred
           Music, Consisting of Psalms, Hymns, and Anthems, Composed Expressly for This Work. 
           By Messrs Attwood, Bishop, J. B. Cramer, Crotch, Callcott, Evans, Goss, Holder,
           Horsley, J. Jolly, Wm. Linley, Novello, Shield, C. Smith, Walmisley, S. Wesley, & C., with
           Original Poetry, Written by Mrs. Joanna Baillie, Miss Bowles, Mrs. Opie, Bernard Barton
           Wm. Knox & J. Montgomery, Esqres, the Rev'd H. H. Milman, M. A. Prof. Poetry, Oxon
           & R. Southey, Esqre. Lls. Poet Laureate. Ed. Alfred Pettet. London: Messers Chappell &
           Co., J. B. Cramer & Co., Clementi & Co., Goulding & Co., Preston and Messers Welsh &    
           Hawes, [1825]. 80-90.

I Do Not Love Thee, Duet, the Poetry by the Honble. Mrs. Norton, Composed and Dedicated to
            Lady Montagu, by George Barker. Music by George Barker. London: Chappell, [1847].

I Do Not Love Thee, the Words by Mrs. Opie, the Music Composed by G. A. Barker. Music by G.
            A. Barker. Worchester: J. Clements, [1828].

I Know You False, I Know You Vain, a Ballad, Written by Mrs. Opie, the Music by Wesley Doyle
            Esqr. Music by Wesley Doyle. London: Chappell & Co., [1821].

I'm Wearing Away, a Ballad, Sung by Mrs. Ashe, Composed by Sir John Stevenson, Mus. Doc.
            Music by Sir John Stevenson. London/Dublin: J. Power/W. Power, [1815?].

Impress of the Creator. [There's not a leaf within the bower]. Music by F. Lewis Thomas.
            London: Chappell & Co., 1897.

‘In My Cot Tho’ Small’s My Store’ a Favorite Song, the Words Imitated from the French. Music
            by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [ca. 1810].

"Lost Is My Quiet for Ever." A Song with an Accompaniment for the Piano Forte. Music by
            Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1794].

The Lovely Lily of the Vale, Recitiative & Air. Sung by Miss M. Tree, the Words by Mrs. Opie,
            the Melody by Fredk. W. Lucas Esqr. Music by Frederick W. Lucas. London: Mitchell's,
            [1820?].

"Luo-Gan, or Lullaby Song." Music by Edward Smith Biggs. Six Welch Airs adapted to English
            Words, and Harmonized for Two, Three, and Four, Voices, with an Accompaniment for
            the Piano Forte or Harp. London: R. Birchall, 1801. 17-21.

"Mad Song." [Oh! say on a Pillow of Down can you rest]. Music by Wesley Doyle. Eight
            Ballads, with an Accompaniment for the Piano Forte, Composed and inscribed to the
            Right Hon[oura]ble the Countess of Antrim by Wesley Doyle Esq[ui]r[e]. London:
            Chappell & Co., 1806. 1-7.

Mary! A Favorite Ballad, with an Accompaniment for the Harp or Piano Forte, Composed by
            Mr. Biggs, the Words by Mrs. Opie. Music by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall,
            [1802?].

The Morning Call of the Swiss Pastors, Harmonized and Arranged as a Glee: For Three Voices
            by Mr Biggs; the Words Written and Adapted to the Music by Mrs. Opie. Music by
            Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1802].

"My Love to War Is Going."  Music by Mr. Twiss.  Two Songs, Written by Miss Alderson,
            Composed by Mr. Twiss. London: Longman and Brooderip, [1795]. 2-3.

My Love to War Is Going. A Song with an Accompaniment for the Piano-Forte. Music by
            Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [ca. 1810].

"A Noble Lady." Music by Wesley Doyle. Eight Ballads, with an Accompaniment for the Piano
            Forte, Composed and inscribed to the Right Hon[oura]ble the Countess of Antrim by
            Wesley Doyle Esq[ui]r[e]. London: Chappell & Co., 1806. 26-9.

O Welcome Bonny Month of May, a Ballad by Mrs. Opie, Set to Music by Mr. Biggs. Music by
            Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1806].

O! May I Then Your Words Believe. A Ballad. Music by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R.
            Birchall, [1802].

O! That I Cou’d Recall the Day, a Ballad, Written by Mrs. Opie, the Music by Wesley Doyle
            Esqr. Music by Wesley Doyle. London: Chappell & Co., [1821].

Oh! That I Could Recal This Day, a Favorite Song, the Poetry by Mrs. Opie, the Music,
            Composed by W. Hawes. Music by W. Hawes. London: Royal Harmonic Institution,
            [1820].

The Orphan Boy’s Tale, Written by Mrs. Opie to Whom the Music Is Respectfully Inscribed by
            Thomas Wright. Music by Thomas Wright. London: Goulding & Co., [1800].

The Parting Hour Is Come Love, a Ballad, Imitated from the Italian by Mrs. Opie, the Music
            Composed and Inscribed to Miss Fanny Blackwell, by Wesley Doyle Esqr. Music by
            Wesley Doyle. London: J. Power, [1820?].

The Pilgrim of Love: Recitative and Romance, Sung by Mr Sapio, Composed & Arranged with
            An Accompaniment for the Piano Forte, by Henry R. Bishop. Composer & Director of
            The Music at the Theattre Royal Covent Garden. Music by Henry R. Bishop. London:
            Gouldng D'Almaine, [1862].

The Poor Hindoo.  Words by Mrs. Opie.  The Melody Composed and Sung by Mrs. Alsop at the
            Theatres and Arranged with Piano Forte Accompaniments at Her Request by A. Clifton. 
            This Melody Is One of a Collection, the Gift of Mrs. Alsop to Mr. Clifton, Shortly
            Before Her Death. Music by Mrs. Alsop. Baltimore: Geo. Willig, 1824.

"Poor Mary Anne."  Music by John Hullah.  The Singer's Library of Concerted Music. Ed. John
            Hullah. London: Ashdown & Parry, [1859]. 135-6.

Poor Owen! A Ballad, Written by Mrs. Opie, and Set to Music by Mr. Biggs. Music by Edward
            Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1803].

The Poppy. Music by Mrs. Heath. London: R. Cocks and Co., [1839].

"Remember Me."   A Set of Five Songs, the Poetry Selected from the Works of Lord Byron, T.
            Moore, Esq., Mrs. Opie &C.&C. London: D'Almaine & Co., [1840]. 6-9.

""Resignation," A Hymn."  [My path, O Lord, is clouded o'er]. Music by J. B. Cramer.  Original
            Sacred Music, Consisting of Psalms, Hymns, and Anthems, Composed Expressly
            for This Work.  By Missrs Attwood, Bishop, J. B. Cramer, Crotch, Callcott, Evans,
            Goss, Holder, Horsley, J. Jolly, Wm. Linley, Novello, Shield, C. Smith,
            Walmisley, S. Wesley, & C., with Original Poetry, Written by Mrs. Joanna
            Baillie, Miss Bowles, Mrs. Opie, Bernard        Barton, Wm. Knox & J.
            Montgomery, Esqres, the Rev'd H. H. Milman, M. A. Prof. Poetry,
            Oxon & R. Southey, Esqre. Lls. Poet Laureate. Ed. Alfred Pettet.
            London: Messrs Chappell & Co., J. B. Cramer & Co., Clementi & Co.,
            Goulding & Co., Preston and    Messrs Welsh & Hawes, 1825. 46-9.

Somebody II. A Song, with an Accompaniment for the Piano Forte or Harp; the Words by the
            Author Of "My Love to War Is Going." London: R. Birchall, [1795].

"The Song of the Old Man of the Wood." Music by Edward Smith Biggs. A Second Sett of Welch
            Airs, with English Words written to them by Mrs. Opie.  Harmonized and Arranged for
            One, Two, Three & Four Voices, with an Accompaniment for the Harp or Piano
            Forte, by Mr. Biggs. London: R. Birchall, 1804. 6-7.

The Suicide, a Favorite Ballad by Mrs. Opie, Set to Music with an Accompaniment for the Harp,
            by Mr. Biggs. Music by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1801].

Then Be It So, a Ballad, by Mrs. Opie, the Music by Mrs. Robert Arkwright. Music by Mrs.
            Robert Arkwright. London: J. Power, [1845?].

Then Be It So, and Let Us Part, a Ballad, Written by Mrs. Opie, & Composed by Thos. Attwood.
            Music by Thos. Attwood. London: Chappell & Co., [1820?].

"Thou Art the Giddiest Youth Alive."  Music by E. J. Loder.  The Musical Bijou, an Album of
            Music and Poetry for Mdcccxli. Ed. F. H. Burney. London: D'Almaine and Co., [1841].
            11.

Thou Art the Giddiest Youth Alive! Canzonet, Written by Mrs. Opie. Composed & Arranged
            With an Accompaniment for the Harp or Piano Forte by G. Kiallmark.
            Music by G. Kiallmark. London: Goudling, D'Almaine, Potter & Co., [1820?].

Was It for This I Dearly Lov'd Thee, Written by Mrs. Opie with an Accompaniment for the Piano
            Forte or Harp, by Mr. John Ross, Aberdeen. Music by Mr. John Ross. Edinburgh: R.
            Purdie, [1815?].

Who Gave the Sun His Light, a Hymn to the Creator, Written to a Celebrated Melody of
            Trajetta’s by Mrs. Opie, Harmonized & Arranged with an Accompaniment for the Piano
            Forte, by Mr. Biggs. Music by Edward Smith Biggs. London: R. Birchall, [1817].

Yes! Thou Art Gone! Ballad, Written by Mrs. Opie, Composed with an Accompaniment for the
            Harp or Piano Forte by G. Kiallmark. Music by G. Kiallmark. London: Goulding,
            D'Almaine, Potter, & Co., [1820].

"Yes, Yes, Fair Friend."  Music by Mr. Twiss.  Two Songs, Written by Miss Alderson, Composed
            by Mr. Twiss. London: Longman and Broderip, [1795]. 3.

 

   
 
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