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Bois épais = Sombre woods
Additional title: Amadis. Bois épais.
Additional title: Bois epais redouble ton ombre, Tu ne saurais etre assez sombre, Tu ne peux trop cacher Mon malheureux amour. [first line]
Additional title: Sombre woods, ye glades dark and lonely, Where midnight gloom enters only, Oh! hide my slighted love In your unbounded night. [first line]
Lully, Jean Baptiste (1632-1687) (Composer)
Quinault, Philippe (1635-1688) (Librettist)
Marzials, Theophilus (1850-1920) (Translator)
A. L. (Amelia Lehmann) (Arranger)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Unrequited love
Dramatic music
Sheet music
Content: On the cover: Bois Epais, (Sombre Woods) Air from "Amadis" by Lully, (1684) the English words by Theo. Marzialis, the accompaniment arranged by A. L.
Content: On the cover: Sung by Mr. Plunket Greene.
Statement of responsibility: by Lully ; English words by Theo. Marzials ; accompaniment arranged by A.L.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e47a7860-c58d-012f-78d9-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1632: Creator Born
  • 1687: Creator Died
  • 1892: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bois épais = Sombre woods" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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Bois épais = Sombre woods