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The first music published by a woman in England, Mary Dering's three ayres appeared in her tutor, Henry Lawes's The Second Book of Ayres, and Dialogues, in 1655. 


1) When first I saw fair Doris eyes

2) And is this all? what one poor kisse?

3) A false designe to be cruell: In vaine, faire Cloris, you deigne


Scoring: High voice, continuo (theorbo, lute, harpsichord or viol)

Contents: Full score, organ continuo realisation.

Total pages: 12

File size: 9.7  MB

Work duration: 6'

Catalogue number: CK0087


ISMN: 9790708170860

Mary Dering - Three Ayres. Digital Download.

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