Here the deities approve, Z 339/3 (Henry Purcell)
- (Posted 2010-06-10) CPDL #21760:
- Editor: William Long (submitted 2010-06-10). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 356 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: This edition has been transposed down from E minor, its key in Orpheus Britannicus, to A minor.
Title: Here the deities approve
Composer: Henry Purcell
First published: 1683
2nd published: 1698 in Orpheus Britannicus (Henry Purcell), p. 227
Description: Originally from the ode Welcome to all the Pleasures, this version of the song comes from Orpheus Britannicus.
Original text and translations
Here the Deities approve,
The God of Musick and of Love,
All the Talents they have lent you,
All the Blessings they have sent you,
Pleas'd to see what they be-stow,
Live and thrive so well below.