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Fairest isle all isles excelling

DMI number:
2472
First Line:
Fairest isle all isles excelling
Last Line:
Those shall be renowned for love
Poem Genre / Form:
Quatrain abab and Song
Themes:
Patriotism / glory of the British nation and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
From Dryden's play; Calif. XVI (1998): 63.
Composer:
H. Purcell
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Set by Mr. H. Purcell' (MM 6)
Content/Publication
Title:
The Musical Miscellany [v. 6] [?not Suarez?] [T118842] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
Sung in King Arthur. Set by Mr. H. Purcell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed