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Take, O take those lips away

composer
A Collection of New Songs, London, 1702
author of text
Measure for Measure IV:i

 
Weldon’s brilliant setting of ‘Take, O take those lips away’ was apparently written for the production of Charles Gildon’s adaptation of Measure for Measure at Lincoln’s Inn Fields in 1700.

from notes by Peter Holman 2004

Recordings

Orpheus with his lute
CDA67450

Details

Track 3 on CDA67450 [1'54]

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