Five Reasons (Henry Purcell)
- (Posted 2002-08-12) CPDL #03911:
- Editor: Laura Conrad (submitted 2002-08-12). Score information: Letter, 24 pages, 280 kB Copyright: GnuGPL
- Edition notes:
Title: Five Reasons
Composer: Henry Purcell
Description: From a collection of Drinking songs.
Original text and translations
If all be true that I do think,
there are five reasons,
there are five reasons we should drink:
Good wine, a friend, or being dry,
Or lest we should be, by and by;
Or any other reason, or any other reason,
Or any other reason why, any reason why!