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Begin and strike the harmonious lyre

DMI number:
41890
First Line:
Begin and strike the harmonious lyre
Last Line:
To atone for all the discords of the year
Poem Genre / Form:
Ode
Themes:
Music
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Author:
Thomas Yalden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) XI: 71. Text in miscellany ID 1649 has 6 additional lines in final chorus.
Composer:
Daniel Purcell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ODNB: Purcell's early music includes 'an ode for Oxford's St Cecilia's day celebrations in 1693, Begin and Strike th'Harmonious Lyre'.
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First Line:
Begin and strike the harmonious lyre
Last Line:
To her that tunes our strings and still inspires our song
Relationship:
Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
The annual miscellany: for the year 1694 [ESTC R22916]
Page No(s):
pp.128-133
Poem Title:
An Ode, For St. Cecilia's Day, 1693.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Tho. Yalden. And Composed by Mr. Daniel Purcell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
Daniel Purcell