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|James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)» 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
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