Tis women (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2002-08-12)  CPDL #03915:     
Editor: Laura Conrad (submitted 2002-08-12).   Score information: Letter, 24 pages, 280 kB   Copyright: GnuGPL
Edition notes: From a collection of Drinking songs

General Information

Title: Tis women
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: TTBB
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

External websites:

Original text and translations

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(1st part – 1730):

Tis women makes us love - (Catch Club - 1/4)
Tis women makes us love
Tis Love that makes us sad,
Tis sadness makes us drink,
And drinking makes us mad.