Eight Ballets and Madrigals, 1598, Volume 15

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Joseph Williams, 1895 - Madrigals, English
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Page 1 - Edition is to present in an accessible form various works by English composers of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries, which would otherwise be difficult to obtain. It is intended to reprint a selection from the music hidden away in public and private libraries, which is almost unknown, except to antiquaries and collectors of rare books. Each volume will be accompanied by Introductions, Biographical Notices, and references to the authorities whence information is obtained. в JntrobuctÝon...
Page 4 - Madrigals of 5. and 6. parts apt for the Viols and Voices. Made and newly published by Thomas Weelkes of the Coledge at Winchester, Organist.
Page 12 - XVIII. I love, and have my love regarded, and sport with sport as well rewarded. Fa la la. Which makes mee laugh when others weep, 4 and play with love when others sleep. Fa la la. My love with love hath me requited, With twentie kisses me delighted, Fa la.
Page 4 - No. 1570. 1608. Ayeres or Phantasticke Spirites for three voices, Made and newly published by Thomas Weelkes Gentleman of his Majesties Chappell, Batchelar of Musicke, and Organist of the Cathedral Church of Chichester.
Page 17 - IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE HO: THE LORD BOROUGH. CEASE now, delight ; give sorrow leave to speak, In floods of tears bewailing his decease Whose timeless death a stony heart would break ; Sweet Borough's life was Music's life's increase. Borough is dead. Great lord of greater fame Live still on earth by virtue of thy name. ERRATUM. No. 1 8. p. 7, Tenor 3rd bar, g should be corrected to b, and in the corresponding passage on p. 12, bar 2. Œbe Œable. I
Page 3 - ▄bersetzung desselben Originals (Schelling 250). [Weelkes 1598. 23. Ballets and madrigals to five voyces with one to 6. voyces: newly published by Thomas Weelkes. At London printed by Thomas Este. 1598.
Page 14 - FAREWELL my joy, Adieu my love and pleasure ; To sport and toy We have no longer leisure, Fa la la. Farewell, adieu ; Until our next consorting Sweet love be true : And thus we end our sporting, Fa la la.
Page 11 - WE shepherds sing, we pipe, we play, With pretty sport we pass the day. We care for no gold, But with our fold We dance And prance As pleasure would.
Page 15 - THOMAS WEELKES' Ballets and Madrigals, 1598. NOW is my Chloris fresh as May, Clad all in green and flowers gay. Fa la la ! O might I think August were near That harvest joy might soon appear. Fa la la ! But she keeps May throughout the year, And August never comes the near.

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