To thee, to thee and to a Maid, Z 283 (Henry Purcell)
- (Posted 2017-07-11) CPDL #45408:
- Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2017-07-11). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 43 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes:
Title: To thee, to thee and to a Maid, Z 283
Composer: Henry Purcell
Description: One of Purcell's obscene catches. From The Catch Club or Merry Companions (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).
Original text and translations
To thee, to thee and to a Maid
That kindly will upon her Back be laid,
And laugh, and sing, and kiss, and play,
And wanton out a summer's day:
Such, such a Lass, kind friend, and Drinking,
Give me, great Jove, and damn the Thinking.