Hail! Bright Cecilia, Hail! fill ev'ry Heart! With Love of thee and thy Celestial Art; That thine and Musick's Sacred Love May make the British Forest prove As Famous as Dodona's Vocal Grove.
- by Nicholas Brady (1659 - 1726) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Henry Purcell (1658/9 - 1695), "Hail! Bright Cecilia, Hail! fill ev'ry Heart!", Z. 328 no. 2 (1692) [ bass, chorus, and orchestra ], from the incidental music to Hail, bright Cecilia - or Ode to St. Cecilia, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2013-10-23
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