Hodge Trillindle to his Zweet hart (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 1999-06-27)  CPDL #00376:  IMSLP.png
Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 1999-06-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Scroll down to Hodge Trillindle to his Zweet hort Malkyn.

General Information

Title: Hodge Trillindle to his Zweet hart
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in A brief discourse, no. 17

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Original text and translations

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Coame Malkyn, hurle thine oyz at Hodge Trillindle,
And zet a zide thy Distaue and thy Zpindle,
a little little tyny let a ma brast my minde,
to thee which I haue vownd as ghurst as ghinde,
yet loaue ma (Zweet, Zweet, Zweet,) a little tyny vit,
and wee a little little Wedelocke wooll gommit,
a little little tyny Wedelocke wooll gommit,
y vaith wooll wee, that wee woll y vaith lo.

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