The bashful Thames, Z 333/3 (Henry Purcell)

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Editor: William Long (submitted 2006-03-24).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 84 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The bashful Thames
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Soprano solo
Genre: SecularAria

Language: English
Instruments: 2 alto recorders & basso continuo

Published: 1690

Description: From the ode, Yorkshire feast song.

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Original text

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The Bashful Thames, for Beauty so renown'd,
in hast ran by her puny Town;
and poor Augusta was a sham'd to own.
Augusta then did drooping lye,
tho' now she rears her Tow'ring Front so high.