When at Corinna's eyes I gaze (Charles Harford Lloyd)
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- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-07-10). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 98 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
Title: When at Corinna's eyes I gaze
Composer: Charles Harford Lloyd
Lyricist: Charles Harford Lloyd
Number of voices: 5vv Voicing: SSATB
Genre: Secular, Madrigal
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1885 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 18, no. 498
Description: Dedicated, by permission, to the gentlemen of the Bristol Madrigal Society.
Original text and translations
When at Corinna's eyes I gaze,
They burn me, with their dazzling rays.
And when my soule would rise to love,
It falls, as falls the wounded dove.
Kind Pity, ope her fount of teares,
And dim the fires that cause my feares.