Daniel Purcell, "Fly from my sight fly far away" [song]

Scope and Content

"A Dialogue suppos'd to be sung bettween an Eunuch..."

Heading continues, "Boy and a Virgin in Ibrahim, Mr Daniell Purcell". Ibrahim was first staged in 1696. According to Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), this song was published in Leveridge's "A Second Book of Songs", [1699] (imprint reference 176).

Key: d

Tempo: 3[/4]

Medium: S, S, bc