In these delightful pleasant groves (Henry Purcell)

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Editor: William Long (submitted 2010-02-23).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 440 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This version follows that of Orpheus Brittanicus, 1721. An optional basso continuo has been added.

General Information

Title: In these delightful pleasant Groves
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1692

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Original text and translations

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In these delightful pleasant Groves,
Let us Celebrate our happy Love.
Let's Pipe and Dance, and Laugh and Sing,
Thus ev'ry living thing,
Revel in the cheerful Spring.