And must I needs depart then? (Thomas Bateson)
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- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-01-05). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 87 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Revised files uploaded 29/01/19.
Title: And must I needs depart then?
Composer: Thomas Bateson
Number of voices: 5vv Voicing: SSATB
Genre: Secular, Madrigal
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1598 in The First Set of English Madrigals to 3-6 voices, no. 14
Original text and translations
And must I needs depart, then?
Can pity none come nigh her?
Farewell, alas, desert then,
O break asunder, heart, to satisfy her.