And in each track of glory, Z 333/5 (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2010-06-10)  CPDL #21759:  Network.png
Editor: William Long (submitted 2010-06-10).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 444 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: The song has been transposed from D minor, its key in Orpheus Britannicus, to C minor.

General Information

Title: And in each track of Glory
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Soprano-Bass duo
Genre: SecularAria

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1690
    2nd published: 1698 in Orpheus Britannicus (Henry Purcell), Book 1, p. 208
Description: Originally from Yorkshire Feast Song, this version is taken from Orpheus Britannicus.

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Original text and translations

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And in each track of Glory,
For their lov'd Country, or their Prince.
Princes that hate Rome's Tyranny,
And joyn the Nations right with their own Royalty;
None were more ready in distress to save,
None were more Loyal, none more brave.