In midst of woods (John Mundy)
- (Posted 2012-02-28) CPDL #25665:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-28). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 31 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius and Medius parts set for Soprano, and Contratenor for Alto. Spelling modernised.
Title: In midst of woods
Composer: John Mundy
Description: This is the 1st part of a 2-part madrigal, the 2nd part being The blackbird
Original text and translations
In midst of woods or pleasant grove,
Where all sweet birds do sing,
Methought I heard so rare a sound,
Which made the heavens to ring.
The charm was good, the noise full sweet,
Each bird did play his part,
And I admir’d to hear the same;
Joy sprung into my heart.