What doth my pretty darling? (Michael East)

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  • (Posted 2011-08-13)  CPDL #24148:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-08-13).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
  • (Posted 2004-02-14)  CPDL #06694:         
Editor: Ken Williams (submitted 2004-02-14).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: What doth my pretty darling?
Composer: Michael East

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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What doth my pretty darling?
What doth my song and chanting
that they sing not of her
the praise and vaunting?

To her I give my violets,
and garlands sweetly smelling,
for to crown her sweet locks,
pure gold excelling.