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|Susan Gritton (soprano), The King's Consort» More|
Purcell’s lighthearted setting probably dates from late 1694 and was published in the third book of Thesaurus Musicus (1695). Phillis, the subject of Sedley’s irritated attentions, was clearly an enthusiastic participant in London’s latest craze, knotting fringes.
from notes by Robert King © 2003
extrait des notes rédigées par Robert King © 1989
|Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 2|
'A treasury of good performances. It could hardly be otherwise with this composer and this roster of singers' (Fanfare, USA)» More
|Purcell: The complete secular solo songs|
'…Barbara Bonney verse charme sur charme, et cette parade émotive, tantôt sucrée tantôt salée, tantôt rustique tantôt savante, tantôt d'amour tantôt à ...» More