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Phillis, I can ne'er forgive it, Z408

The Banquet of Musick II, 1688
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This mock tragedy is one of Purcell’s shortest strophic songs, published in 1688 in the second book of The Banquet of Musick. The author berates Phillis for slighting him in favour of Damon.

from notes by Robert King © 2003


Track 11 on CDA66730 [0'36] Last few CD copies remaining
Track 11 on CDS44161/3 CD3 [0'36] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Track-specific metadata for CDA66730 track 11

Recording date
29 March 1994
Recording venue
Orford Church, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Ben Turner
Recording engineer
Philip Hobbs
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  1. Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 3 (CDA66730)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: September 1994
    Last few CD copies remaining
  2. Purcell: The complete secular solo songs (CDS44161/3)
    Disc 3 Track 11
    Release date: November 2003
    3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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