Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)

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Purcell, Henry

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Here's another catch presenting a character much beloved of catch composers: the wife whose stentorian tones drown out even the industrial clangour of the technology of the day.

Alas, Tom nine-inch measure is found wanting...

At first it seems that this catch ruefully recognises the fact that wives are not very well treated in this literature; this charitable feeling, however, is short-lived...