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How I sigh when I think of the charms of my swain, Z374

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Playford's Choice Ayres and Songs III, 1681
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Printed in 1681 in the third book of Playford’s Choice Ayres and Songs, in the ironic little poem ‘How I sigh’ the lady sighs as she thinks of her faithless lover, but she will put up with his infidelities and falsehoods for the sake of their lovemaking.

from notes by Robert King © 2003

Recordings

Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 1
CDA66710Archive Service; also available on CDS44161/3
Purcell: The complete secular solo songs
CDS44161/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Details

Track 23 on CDA66710 [0'28] Archive Service; also available on CDS44161/3
Track 23 on CDS44161/3 CD1 [0'28] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

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