Still it frieth (Thomas Morley)

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  • (Posted 2012-05-07)  CPDL #26116:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-05-07).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 33 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformatting of #10305, transposed down a major 2nd.
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Editor: Vince M. Brennan (submitted 2005-12-02).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Still it frieth
Composer: Thomas Morley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SSAA or SSAT
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 in Canzonets or little short songs to foure voyces (ed. Thomas Morley), no. 9
Description: 2nd part of a 2-part madrigal, the 1st part being My heart, why hast thou taken.

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Original text and translations

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Still it frieth,
Yet my heart never dieth.
Ah, that my love hath not some mortal firing,
And that no storms may quench his heart inspiring.