Folger call number: M2 .M7 v.2
Folger holdings ID: 73475
With reproduction of original title page and dedication Head-piece
For three voices: Fly, Love, aloft to heaven ; Away! thou shalt not love me ; Ah me! can every rumour ; Weep, O mine eyes! ; Dear pity, how ah! how wouldst thou become her? ; Ye restless thoughts, that harbour discontent. -- For four voices: What needeth all this travail and turmoiling? ; O fools, can you not see a traffic nearer? ; Alas! what hope of speeding ; Lady, when I behold the roses sprouting ; Thus saith my Cloris bright ; Adieu, sweet Amaryllis! -- For five voices: Die, hapless man! since she denies thee grace ; I fall, I fall, O stay me! ; And though my love abounding ; I always beg, yet never am relieved ; Thus love commands, that I in vain complain me ; Lady, your words do spite me ; Alas! what a wretched life is this ; Unkind, O stay they flying! ; I sung sometimes my thoughts' and fancy's pleasure ; Flora gave me fairest flowers. -- For six voices: Sweet love, if thou wilt gain a monarch's glory ; Lady, when I behold the roses sprouting ; When shall my wretched life give place to death? ; Of joys and pleasing pains I late went singing ; My throat is sore, my voice is hoarse with skriking ; Cruel, behold my heavy ending! ; Thou are but young, thou say'st ; Why dost thou shoot, and I seek not to shield me?
Also known as
Extended title: The first set of madrigals : for three, four, five, and six voices / composed by John Wilbye ; now first printed in score from the original part books, A.D. 1598 ; edited by James Turle
associated with: Turle, James, 1802-1882