Eight Ballets and Madrigals, 1598, Volume 15

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Joseph Williams, 1895 - Madrigals, English
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Page iii - 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 viii - 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 v - 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 ii - 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 vi - 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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