Cold winter's ice is fled and gone (Thomas Weelkes)
- (Posted 2010-01-17) CPDL #20852:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-01-17). Score information: A4, 6 pages, 64 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
Title: Cold winter's ice is fled and gone
Composer: Thomas Weelkes
Original text and translations
Cold winter's ice is fled and gone,
And summer brags on ev'ry tree.
The redbreast peeps amid the throng
Of wood-born birds that wanton be.
Each one forgets what they have been,
And so doth Phyllis, summer's queen.