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Sylvia, now your scorn give over, Z420
composer
The Banquet of Musick II, 1688
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'Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 2' (CDA66720)
Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 2
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Sylvia, now your scorn give over, Z420
Sylvia, now your scorn give over was published in Henry Playford’s second book of The Banquet of Musick in 1688. Purcell sets the poet’s ultimatum to Sylvia in lighthearted style: if she does not reciprocate he will not wait around.

from notes by Robert King 2003

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