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Wilbye, John, 1574-1638.
First set of madrigals (1598).
London, Stainer & Bell; American agents: Galaxy Music Corp., New York 
|Document Type:||Musical Score|
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|Notes:||With piano reduction.
For a list of contents cf. Grove, 5th ed.
Includes the composer's The Lady Oriana, I am quite tired with groans, and O God, the rock of my whole strength.
|Description:||xx pages, score (180 pages) facsimiles 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Songs of three voices: Fly Love aloft to Heav'n. Away, thou shalt not love me. Ay me, can every rumour? Weep O mine eyes. Dear pity, how, ah how? Ye restless thoughts.--Songs of four voices: What needeth all this travail? O fools, can you not see? Alas what hope of speeding? Lady when I behold. Thus saith my Cloris bright. Adieu sweet Amarillis.--Songs of five voices: Die hapless man. I fall, I fall, O stay me. And though my love abounding. I always beg. Thus Love commands. Lady, your words do spite me. Alas, what a wretched life. Unkind, O stay thy flying. I sung sometimes my thoughts. Flora gave me fairest flowers.--
Songs of six voices: Sweet love, if thou wilt gain. Lady, when I behold. When shall my wretched life? Of joys and pleasing pains. My throat is sore. Cruel behold my heavy ending. Thou art but young thou say'st. Why dost thou shoot?--The Lady Oriana (from The Triumphs of Oriana)--I am quite tired with my groans. O God the rock of my whole strength (from Leighton's Tears and lamentations).
|Series Title:||English madrigalists, v. 6.|
|Responsibility:||Edited by Edmund H. Fellowes. Rev. by Thurston Dart.|