notAmos logo
notAmos Performing Editions
1 Lansdown Place East, Bath BA1 5ET, UK
+44 (0) 1225 316145
| Enquire about this score |
| About John Wall Callcott |
| Catalogue | About us | Help |

Thomas Warren published thirty-two collections of catches, glees, etc. for the Catch Club in a thirty year period in the second half of the eighteenth century. This item is taken from the thirty-second such collection. The identities of both author and subject of the rhyme are unknown.

Lyrics: Anon

All people now, in your behalf,
Think of the fate of Sir John Calf.
O cruel death, more cunning than a fox,
That would not let this calf live
Til he became an ox.
O that he might have eaten
Both brambles and thorns,
And when he came to his father's years
He might have worn the horns.

John Wall Callcott
(1766 - 1821)

Callcott : Epitaph on Sir John Calf : illustration


Epitaph on Sir John Calf

(A.T.T.B. + reduction)

Preview and playback are available to the left

Full score (PDF), €1.30 for a single copy   Buy this item
Choir offer (PDF), €9.00 for 12 copies   Buy this item
Printable cover page (PDF), €0.00 for unlimited copies   Download this item

Please click here to report any problem obtaining a PDF