Yet stay alway (Thomas Bateson)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-03-07). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 69 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: The alto part is low, so has been set in the 8ve-below-treble clef, to avoid excessive ledger lines. Revised files uploaded 30/01/19.
Title: Yet stay alway
Composer: Thomas Bateson
Description: 2nd part of a 2-part madrigal, the 1st part being Sweet Gemma.
Original text and translations
Yet stay alway, be chainèd to my heart
With links of love, that we may never part;
Then I’ll not call thee serpent, tiger cruel,
But my sweet Gemma, and my dearest jewel.