O fly not, love (Thomas Morley)
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Title: O fly not, love
Composer: Thomas Morley
First published: 1597 in Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke, p. 68
2nd published: 1961 in Invitation to madrigals, Volume 1, no. 17
Description: This text (originally used by Thomas Bateson) was set to this music (published, untexted, in Morley's Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke) by Thurston Dart.
Original text and translations
O fly not, love, O do not fly me,
Amour, ne t'envole pas, ne me fuis point