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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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