In Five Four (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2018-02-20)  CPDL #48870:     
Editor: Donna DiBella (submitted 2018-02-20).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 1 page, 39 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Arranged by Donna DiBella. This edition features new lyrics and time signatures. It is transposed down a whole step.

General Information

Title: In Five Four
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist: Donna DiBella

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2018
Description: This is "New Oysters" from Pammelia

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Original text and translations

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In 5 4 there's one more,
yes one more beat than is comf'terble,
unlike 4 4 time, which is my fav'rite time
cuz it's easier to count a regular meter
that divides as God intended time to do.