The longer that I live (John Mundy)

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  • (Posted 2012-02-26)  CPDL #25648:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-26).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 29 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius & Medius parts set for Soprano, the Tenor part for Alto and the Bassus for Tenor.

General Information

Title: The longer that I live
Composer: John Mundy

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT

Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Songs and Psalmes, no. 19

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Original text and translations

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The longer that I live,
The more offence doth flow;
The more offence I give,
The more account I owe.
The more account I make,
The harder it will be,
Wherefore to live my heart doth shake,
Death is a gain to me.