Of all the birds that I have heard (John Mundy)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-24). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 23 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius part set for Soprano, the Tenor part for Alto and the Bassus for Tenor. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Of all the birds that I have heard
Composer: John Mundy
Description: No. 10 in Songs and Psalmes.
Original text and translations
Of all the birds that I have heard,
The nightingale doth bear the bell,
Whose pretty, fine, sweet, pleasing tunes
All other birds doth far excel.
But if such voices were not dear,
I would my mistress sung so clear.