Can love be controlled by advice? (Johann Christoph Pepusch)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-11-10).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 49 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Can love be controlled by advice?
Composer: Johann Christoph Pepusch
Lyricist: John Gaycreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicings: SSB, TTB and ATB
Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1728
Description: Airs 7 and 8 from "The Excellent Choice, being a collection of the most favourite old song tunes in the Beggar's Opera, set for 3 voices in the manner of catches, or for two German flutes and a bass by Dr. Pepusch and the most eminent English masters." London, printed for I. Walsh c.1755. Pepusch was dead by the time of this publication, and careful reading does not confirm categorically that this arrangement was his. Two harmonizations of the tune are given: one for equal voices and bass and the other (with the tune in the tenor) for A.T.B.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Can love be controlled by advice?.