En contemplant ung iour (Morpain)

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  • (Posted 2018-08-24)   CPDL #50968:       
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2018-08-24).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 57 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: En contemplant ung iour
Composer: Morpain
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATT
Genre: SecularChanson

Language: French
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1545 in Livre 16: 29 chansons a 4 (Pierre Attaingnant), no. 20

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Original text and translations

French.png French text

En contemplant un jour ta grande beauté,
espoir me dit que j'aurai jouissance.
Mais de la voir, il n'est en mon pouvoir,
car en ton coeur, il n'y a que cruauté.