The First Set of Madrigals for 3-6 voices (John Wilbye)

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General information

Publication date and place: 1598 by Thomas Este in Venice.

Composer: John Wilbye

Facsimile: Reprint: London: Musical Antiquarian Society Publications, n.d. (ca.1840). Plate No. 2 [IMSLP]

List of works

# Title Voices
1. Fly Love aloft 3
2. Away, thou shalt not love me 3
3. Ah me! Can every rumour 3
4. Weep, O mine eyes 3
5. Dear Pity, how, ah! how wouldst thou become her? 3
6. Ye restless thoughts 3
7. What needeth all this travail (1st part) 4
8. O fools! can you not see (2nd part) 4
9. Alas, what hope of speeding 4
10. Lady, when I behold 4
11. Thus saith my Cloris bright 4
12. Adieu, sweet Amaryllis 4
13. Die, hapless man 5
14. I fall, I fall (1st part) 5
15. And though my love abounding (2nd part) 5
# Title Voices
16. I always beg (1st part) 5
17. Thus love commands (2nd part) 5
18. Lady your words do spite me 5
19. Alas! What a wretched life 5
20. Unkind, O stay thy flying 5
21. I sung sometimes 5
22. Flora gave me fairest flowers 5
23. Sweet love, if thou wilt gain 6
24. Lady, when I behold the roses (a6) 6
25. When shall my wretched life 6
26. Of joys and pleasing pains (1st part) 6
27. My throat is sore (2nd part) 6
28. Cruel, behold my heavy ending 6
29. Thou art but young, thou say'st 6
30. Why dost thou shoot? 6

Works at CPDL

Title Year No. Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Adieu, sweet Amaryllis 1598 12 Secular Madrigals 4 SATB
Ah me! Can every rumour 1598 3 Secular Madrigals 3 SSA, SST
Alas! What a wretched life 1598 19 Secular Madrigals 5 SAATB
Alas, what hope of speeding 1598 9 Secular Madrigals 4 SATB
And though my love abounding 1598 15 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
Away, thou shalt not love me 1598 2 Secular Madrigals 3 SSA
Cruel, behold my heavy ending 1598 28 Secular Madrigals 6 SSAATB
Dear pity, how? 1598 5 Secular Madrigals 3 SST
Die, hapless man 1598 13 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
Flora gave me fairest flowers 1598 22 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
Fly Love aloft 1598 1 Secular Madrigals 3 SAT
I always beg 1598 16 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
I fall, I fall 1598 14 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
I sung sometimes 1598 21 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
Lady, when I behold 1598 10 Secular Madrigals 4 SATB,AATB
Lady, when I behold the roses (a6) 1598 24 Secular Madrigals 6 SSATTB
Lady your words do spite me 1598 18 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
My throat is sore 1598 27 Secular Madrigals 6 SSAATB
O fools! can you not see 1598 8 Secular Madrigals 4 SATB
Of joys and pleasing pains 1598 26 Secular Madrigals 6 SSAATB
Sweet love, if thou wilt gain 1598 23 Secular Madrigals 6 SSATTB
Thou art but young, thou say'st 1598 29 Secular Madrigals 6 SSAATB
Thus love commands 1598 17 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
Thus saith my Cloris bright 1598 11 Secular Madrigals 4 SATB
Unkind, O stay thy flying 1598 20 Secular Madrigals 5 SSATB
Weep, O mine eyes 1598 4 Secular Madrigals 3 SST
What needeth all this travail 1598 7 Secular Madrigals 4 SATB
When shall my wretched life 1598 25 Secular Madrigals 6 SSATTB
Why dost thou shoot? 1598 30 Secular Madrigals 6 SSATTB
Ye restless thoughts 1598 6 Secular Madrigals 3 SST