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Dry those eyes which are o'erflowing

composer
British Library, Add. MS 37027
author of text
The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island; possibly by Sir William Davenant
author of text
The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island; possibly by John Dryden

 
This is one of the finest numbers from the Weldon score, the Purcellian ground bass song ‘Dry those eyes which are o’erflowing’, sung by Ariel in Act III, Scene iii to Alonzo, Gonzales and Antonio.

from notes by Peter Holman © 2004

Recordings

Orpheus with his lute
CDA67450

Details

Track 19 on CDA67450 [4'14]

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