Maults come down (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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Editor: Greg Lindahl (submitted 2001-06-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 19 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: One voice only.

General Information

Title: Maults Come Down
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1609 in Deuteromelia, no. 15

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Original text and translations

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Mault's come downe
from an old Angell to a French crown,
There's neuer a maide in all this towne,
but well she knows that mault's come downe.
The greatest drunkards in this towne,
are very glad that mault's come downe.