O grief, e'en on the bud (Thomas Morley)

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  • (Posted 2011-12-19)  CPDL #25186:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-12-19).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 18 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O, grief, e'en on the bud
Composer: Thomas Morley

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: SATTB or SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 in Canzonets or Litle Short Aers to Five and Six Voices, no. 7

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Original text and translations

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O, grief, e'en on the bud that fairly flowered,
the sun hath lowered,
and, ah, that breast which Love durst never venture,
bold Death did enter.
Pity, O Heav'ns that have my love in keeping,
my cries, my cries and weeping.