Midas, der grobe Rustephil (Johann Steffens)

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  • (Posted 2006-09-08)  CPDL #12516:  IMSLP.png PDF, MIDI and Capella 5 files
Editor: Ulrich Alpers (submitted 2006-09-08).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: individual choir parts also available. Scroll down to Midas, der grobe Rustephil.

General Information

Title: Midas, der grobe Rustephil
Composer: Johann Steffens

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1619 in Neue teutsche weltliche Madrigalia und Balletten, no. 7

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Midas, der grobe Rustephil,
veracht das edle Harfenspiel
und ward dadurch zum Esel g’krönt.
Billig man noch solch G’sellen höhnt.