Whilst youthful sports (Joseph Barnby)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-19)  CPDL #75520:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-09-19).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 482 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Whilst youthful sports
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsongMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1890 Novello, Ewer, and Co.
Description: Barnby subtitles this piece “A Madrigal”

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Original text and translations

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Whilst youthful sports are lasting,
To feasting turn our fasting,
     Fa la la la la.

With revels and with wassails
Make grief and care our vassals,
     Fa la la la la.

For youth it well beseemeth
That pleasure he esteemeth,
     Fa la la la la.

And sullen age is hated,
That mirth would have abated.
     Fa la la la la.