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Beware, poor shepherds 'The Caution', Z361
composer
Choice Ayres V, 1684
author of text

Recordings
'Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 1' (CDA66710)
Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 1
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'Purcell: The complete secular solo songs' (CDS44161/3)
Purcell: The complete secular solo songs
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Details
Track 25 on CDA66710 [1'29] Archive Service; also available on CDS44161/3
Track 25 on CDS44161/3 CD1 [1'29] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Beware, poor shepherds 'The Caution', Z361
Purcell’s setting of ‘Beware, poor shepherds’, subtitled ‘The Caution’, appeared in the fifth book of Choice Ayres in 1684. The subject this time is Lelia (though this might have been a misprint for Celia or even Delia) and warns of her two-timing; she will ‘give you hopes of bliss’ and even ‘seal it with a kiss’, but all shepherds are advised, ‘By thinking on my pain’, to avoid her.

from notes by Robert King 2003

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Details for CDS44161/3 disc 1 track 25
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ISRC
GB-AJY-94-71025
Duration
1'29
Recording date
29 March 1994
Recording venue
Orford Church, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Ben Turner
Recording engineer
Philip Hobbs
Hyperion usage
  1. Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 1 (CDA66710)
    Disc 1 Track 25
    Release date: March 1994
    Deletion date: February 2010
    Archive Service; also available on CDS44161/3
  2. Purcell: The complete secular solo songs (CDS44161/3)
    Disc 1 Track 25
    Release date: November 2003
    3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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