For love ev'ry creature is form'd, Z 628/30a (Henry Purcell)
- Editor: William Long (submitted 2009-06-06). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 84 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Transposed from g minor to d minor.
First published: 1691
2nd published: 1698 in Orpheus Britannicus (Henry Purcell), Book 1, p. 45
Description: Duet taken from Orpheus Britannicus, published 1721. Originally a verse from the act 4 Passacaille of King Arthur.
Original text and translations
For Love ev'ry Creature is form'd by his Nature:
No Joyes are above the pleasures of Love.