Lament, lament my soul (Robert Jones)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-05-04).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 287 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Lament, lament my soul
Composer: Robert Jones
Lyricist: Sir William Leightoncreate page
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredSacred song

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in The teares or lamentacions of a sorrowfull soule, no. 47

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Original text and translations

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Lament, lament my soul, O cry;
Sweet Jesus pity me.
Help, for sin I die;
Sweet Christ, come ease my misery.