Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets (Byrd, William)

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 3. Fantazia [a 6]
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 1. Fantazia [a 4]
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 Cantus Primus (Treble viol)
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 3. Fantazia [a 6]
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Fantazia [a 4] (No.1)

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Fantazia [a 6] (No.3)

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 Cantus Primus (Treble recorder)
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General Information

Work Title Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets: some solemne, other ioyfull, framed to the life of the Words: Fit for Voyces or Viols of 3. 4. 5. and 6. Parts
Alternative Title
Composer Byrd, William
First Publication 1588
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 3-6 voices or viols


Misc. Comments

According to Grove Music, the preface to this collection includes "a clear explanation that most of the songs had originally been for one voice and instrumental consort but had been adapted to words in all the five parts."

CONTENTS: (from a WorldCat entry, has not been checked yet)

  1. O god, give ear
  2. Mine eyes with fervency
  3. My soul oppressed with care
  4. How shall a young man?
  5. O Lord, how long wilt thou forget
  6. Help Lord, for wasted are those men
  7. Blessed is he that fears the Lord
  8. Lord, in thy wrath
  9. Even from the depth
  10. I joy not in no earthly bliss --Though Amaryllis dance in green
  11. Who likes to love
  12. My mind to me a kingdom is
  13. Where fancy fond
  14. O you that hear this voice
  15. If women could be fair
  16. Ambitious love
  17. What pleasure have great princes
  18. As I beheld I saw a herdman
  19. Although the heathen poets
  20. In fields abroad
  21. Constant Penelope
  22. La virginella
  23. Farewell, false love
  24. The match that's made
  25. Prostrate, O Lord, I lie
  26. All as a sea
  27. Susanna fair
  28. If that a sinner's sighs
  29. Care for thy soul
  30. Lullaby, my sweet little baby
  31. Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?
  32. Come to me, grief, for ever
  33. O that most rare breast



IMSLP has pages for both I joy not in no earthly bliss and Though Amaryllis dance in green, with different music. The scores need to be compared so the link can be corrected if necessary.

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