Peter and John they toke their way (Christopher Tye)

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  • (Posted 2017-01-21)  CPDL #42740:        (Finale 2012)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2017-01-21).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 53 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Peter and John they toke their way
Composer: Christopher Tye

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1553 in The Actes of the Apostles, no. 3

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Original text and translations

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Peter and John they toke their way
The temple up into:
About the ninth houre for to pray,
As they were wont to do.

A certayne man, both halt and lame
Even from hys byrth ryght poore:
They brought and layd, dayly the same,
Even at the temple dore.