Let these amongst themselves contest, Which can discharge its single Duty best. Thou summ'st their diff'ring Graces up in One, And art a Consort of them All within thy Self alone.
- 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), "Let these among themselves contest", Z. 328 no. 12 (1692) [ vocal duet for 2 bass voices and orchestra ], from the incidental music to Hail, bright Cecilia - or Ode to St. Cecilia, no. 12 [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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Word count: 31