Mein frewd und mut fehrt gar dahin (Ivo de Vento)

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Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2018-07-27).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Semidiplomatoric edition

General Information

Title: Mein frewd und mut fehrt gar dahin
Composer: Ivo de Vento

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAB
Genre: SacredLied

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1572 in Neue teutsche Lieder, 3 vv, no. 19


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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Mein frewd und mut fehrt gar dahin/
zu trawren ist mir kommen/
und wär ich hewr so witzig als fernd/
kein weib het ich genommen.

English.png English translation

My Joy and confidence is down,
and I have started grieving,
if I could choose now
I would take no wife.