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Dry those eyes which are o'erflowing

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


Orpheus with his lute


Track 19 on CDA67450 [4'14]

Track-specific metadata for CDA67450 track 19

Recording date
6 October 2003
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. Orpheus with his lute (CDA67450)
    Disc 1 Track 19
    Release date: April 2004
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