If music be the food of love

$9.04 David Warin Solomons Henry Purcell

Instruments: Guitare, Cor anglais
Armure: Re mineur
Genres: Classique
Publié par: dwsolo
Date de publication: 09/01/2020
Nombre de pages: 3
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Instruments Guitare, Cor Anglais
Armure Re mineur
Genres Classique
Date de publication 09/01/2020
Publié par dwsolo
Nombre de pages 3
Prix $9.04
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Words by Colonel Henry Heveningham (1651-1700), using the first few words from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night as a starting point. Henry Purcell made several settings of these words.

This is my D minor arrangement of one of them.

Versions are available for flute/cor anglais/viola/clarinet/low voice and piano
and for flute/cor anglais/viola/clarinet/low voice and guitar

If Music be the food of love
sing on,sing on till
I am fill'd with joy:
For then my list'ning soul you move
to pleasures that can never cloy.
your eyes,your mien, your tongue declare
that you are music ev'ry where
Pleasures invade both eye and ear
so fierce the transports are they wound,
and all my senses feasted are,
tho' yet the treat is only sound.
Sing on, fair nymph, enchant me still;
such charms may wound, they can not kill.

The mp3 is an electronic audio preview