Sing we now merrily (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • CPDL #01541:  IMSLP1.png
Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 2000-10-26).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 40 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Same as #1540, as single voice. Scroll down to Sing we now merily.
  • CPDL #01540:  Network.png
Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 2000-10-26).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Scroll down to Sing we now merily.

General Information

Title: Sing We Now Merily
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Number of voices: 10vv   Voicing: 10 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First Published: 1609 in Pammelia, No. 100..

Description: round or catch for 10 or 11 voices.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Sing we now merrily our purses be empty, hey ho,
let them take care that list to spare for I will not doe so,
who can sing so merry a note,
as he that cannot change a groat,
hey hoe trolly lolly, lo.