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Track(s) taken from CDA66720

When her languishing eyes said 'Love!', Z432

composer
Choice Ayres and Songs III, 1681
author of text

Charles Daniels (tenor), The King's Consort
Recording details: March 1994
Orford Church, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Ben Turner
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: May 1994
Total duration: 0 minutes 55 seconds
 
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Reviews

'A treasury of good performances. It could hardly be otherwise with this composer and this roster of singers' (Fanfare, USA)
This is an early song, published in 1681 in Playford’s third book of Choice Ayres and Songs. The poet, falling in love with a lady, was far too easy a target for her and she has now rejected him, to his great hurt. Purcell’s setting is made all the more attractive by its unpredictably individual melodic line.

from notes by Robert King 2003

Other albums featuring this work

Purcell: The complete secular solo songs
CDS44161/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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