Rest sweet nymphs

Peter Warlock

Rest sweet nymphs

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A setting of the anonymous lyric Rest, sweet nymphs by Francis Pilkington appeared in his 1605 First Book of Songs or Ayres, and does not seem to have been previously known, though it is far from given that Warlock found it there. Warlock sets the first and last stanzas found in the Pilkington, a second stanza -- "Drea... read more

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