The Satyres Daunce (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 1999-05-17)  CPDL #00370:  IMSLP.png
Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 1999-05-17).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: The Satyres Daunce
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in A brief discourse, no. 7

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Original text and translations

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Round a round keep your ring to the glorious Sunne,
we sing Hoe! hoe!
he that weares the flaming rayes,
and the Imperiall Crowne of Bayes,
him with him, with shoutes and songs we praise
hoe! that in his bountie would vouchsafe,
to grace the humble Syluans and their shaggy race.