Three Fooles (John Bennet)

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  • (Posted 1999-07-15)  CPDL #00026:     
Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 1999-07-15).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: midi file created by Robert Losin

General Information

Title: Three Fooles
Composer: John Bennet

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

Language: English
Instruments: Ad lib.

First published: 1614 in A brief discourse, no. 13

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

What seekes thou foole in this place?
a womans stouborne, the babble of a foole,
gay cloaths and a purse of gould,
foole, whom a woman sets to schoole.