Awake mine eyes (William Byrd)
- Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2004-07-18). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 106 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Revised Oct 08.
Title: Awake mine eyes
Composer: William Byrd
Original text and translations
Awake mine eyes, see Phoebus bright arising,
And lesser Lights to shades obscure descending,
Glad Philomela sits tunes of joy devising,
Whilst in sweet notes, from warbling throtes
The Silvan Quire with like desire,
To her are Ecchoes sending.