Do not tremble (Orazio Vecchi)
- CPDL #62875: (Posted 2021-02-13)
- Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2021-02-13). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 55 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transposed down a fourth, to ranges suitable for human voices. If anyone can shed light on the meaning of 'Ieme', it would be appreciated.
Title: Do not tremble
Composer: Orazio Vecchi
First published: 1598
Description: Source: Madrigals to five voices, selected out of the best approved Italian authors by Thomas Morley, pub. Thomas East, 1598. The composer's name is rendered as Horacio Vechi.
Original text and translations
Do not tremble but stand fast, dear heart, and faint not.
Hope well, have well, my sweeting.
Lo where I come to thee with friendly greeting.
Now join with me, thy hand fast.
Lo thy true love salutes thee,
whose Ieme thou art, and so he still reputes thee.