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She, who my poor heart possesses, Z415

composer
Choice Ayres IV, 1683
author of text

 
The delicious, lute-song-like setting of She, who my poor heart possesses was published in Playford’s fourth book of Choice Ayres in 1683. The subject is an unfaithful lady who extends her favours to ‘ev’ry fop that dresses’. Such is this lady’s skill that even though the poet knows he ought to be angry with her, she always manages to get her way with him and he ends up loving her all the more.

from notes by Robert King © 2003

Recordings

Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 2
CDA66720Last few CD copies remainingDownload currently discounted
Purcell: The complete secular solo songs
CDS44161/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Details

Track 22 on CDA66720 [1'45] Last few CD copies remaining
Track 22 on CDS44161/3 CD2 [1'45] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Track-specific metadata for CDS44161/3 disc 2 track 22

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-94-72022
Duration
1'45
Recording date
23 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. 2 (CDA66720)
    Disc 1 Track 22
    Release date: May 1994
    Last few CD copies remaining
  2. Purcell: The complete secular solo songs (CDS44161/3)
    Disc 2 Track 22
    Release date: November 2003
    3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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