La belle margarite a 5 (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)
- Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2021-08-13). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 137 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from original print, Mensurstrich layout, original key signature and note values, clefs modernized, musica ficta clearly marked.
- Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2011-08-01). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 116 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: La belle margarite a 5
Composer: Jacobus Clemens non Papa
First published: 1550 in Douzieme livre contenant trente chansons amoureuses a cinq parties, no. 1
Description: not to be confused with a 6 part setting
Original text and translations
La belle marguerite
Note: “Marguerite” is a kind of daisy in English as well as being a woman’s name (“Margaret”). The double-entendre allows two significantly different interpretations of the lyrics – something that Clemens almost certainly intended.