Sylvia, now your scorn give over, Z420

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The Banquet of Musick II, 1688
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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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