Of all the birds that I have heard (John Mundy)
- (Posted 2012-02-24) CPDL #25630:
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-24). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 23 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius part set for Soprano, the Tenor part for Alto and the Bassus for Tenor.
Title: Of all the birds that I have heard
Composer: John Mundy
Original text and translations
Of all the birds that I have heard,
The nightingale doth bear the bell,
Whose pretty, fine, sweet, pleasing tunes
All other birds doth far excel.
But if such voices were not dear,
I would my mistress sung so clear.