Sometime my hope (Alfonso Ferrabosco I)

From ChoralWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
MusicXML.png MusicXML
Logo_capella-software_kurz_2011_16x16.png Capella
Nwc.png Noteworthy
Error.gif Score Error
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2017-03-09)  CPDL #43472:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2017-03-09).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 61 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #31886, with corrections.
  • (Posted 2014-05-07)  CPDL #31886:         
Editor: Brian Russell (submitted 2014-05-07).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 78 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
Error.gif Possible error(s) identified. See the discussion page for full description.

General Information

Title: Sometime my hope
Composer: Alfonso Ferrabosco I

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1587 in Il primo libro de madrigali a cinque, no. 12
    2nd published: 1588 in Musica Transalpina (ed. Nicholas Yonge) – in English translation, Edition 1, no. 37

External websites:

Original text and translations

English.png English text

Sometime my hope full weakly went on by line and leisure,
but now it grows to do my heart some pleasure.

Yet that my hope decay not by overmuch contenting,
Love will not give my joys their full augmenting,
but still with some disaster,
allays my bliss that hope may be the faster.