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==Music files==
 
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*{{CPDLno|4633}} [[Media:BYRD-COM.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:BYRD-COM.mid|{{mid}}]] [[Media:BYRD-COM.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:BYRD-COM.sib|{{sib}}]] (Sibelius 4)
*<b>CPDL #4633:</b> [http://wso.williams.edu/cpdl/sheet/byrd-com.pdf http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/images/8/84/Icon_pdf.gif] [http://wso.williams.edu/cpdl/sound/byrd-com.mid http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/images/8/81/Icon_snd.gif] [http://wso.williams.edu/cpdl/source/byrd-com.sib Sibelius 2].<br>
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{{Editor|David Fraser|2003-02-08}}{{ScoreInfo|A4|3|109}} {{Copy|CPDL}}
:<b>Editor:</b> [[User:David Fraser|David Fraser]] <i>(added 2003-02-08)</i>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<b>Score information: </b>A4, 4 pages, 80 kbytes&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<b>Copyright:</b> [[ChoralWiki:CPDL|CPDL]]<br>
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==General Information==
 
==General Information==
<b>Title:</b> <i>Come Jolly Swains</i><br>
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'''Title:''' ''Come jolly swains''<br>
<b>Composer:</b> [[William Byrd]]<br>
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{{Composer|William Byrd}}
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<b>Number of voices:</b> 4vv&nbsp;&nbsp;<b>Voicing:</b> SSAT<br>
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{{Voicing|4|SSAT}}<br>
'''Genre:''' [[:Category:Secular music|Secular]], [[:Category:Madrigals|Madrigals]] <br>
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{{Genre|Secular|Partsongs}}
<b>Language:</b> [[English]]<br>
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{{Language|English}}
<b>Instruments: </b>none, a cappella<br>
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{{Instruments|A cappella}}
<b>Published: </b>Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets (1611), no. 13<br>
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{{Pub|1|1611|in ''{{NoCo|Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets}}''|no=13}}
  
<b>Description:</b> <br>
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'''Description:'''
  
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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
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{{Text|English|
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Come jolly Swaynes, come let us sit around,
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And with blithe Carrols sullen cares confound.
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The Shepheards life
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Is void of strife,
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No worldly treasures
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Distastes our pleasures
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With free consenting,
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Our mindes contenting,
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We smiling laugh
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While other sigh repenting.}}
  
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[[Category:Renaissance music]]
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Come jolly Swains,<br>
 
come let us sit around,<br>
 
and with blithe Carols,<br>
 
sullen cares confound.<br>
 
The shepherd's life<br>
 
is void of strife,<br>
 
no worldly treasures,<br>
 
distastes our pleasures<br>
 
with free consenting<br>
 
our minds contenting<br>
 
we smiling laugh<br>
 
while other sigh repenting.<br>
 
 
 
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[[Category:Sheet music]][[Category:Secular music]][[Category:Madrigals]][[Category:SSAT]][[Category:Renaissance music]]
 

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  • CPDL #04633:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-02-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 109 kB    Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised May 2008. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Come jolly swains
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets, no. 13

Description:

External websites:

Original text and translations

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Come jolly Swaynes, come let us sit around,
And with blithe Carrols sullen cares confound.
The Shepheards life
Is void of strife,
No worldly treasures
Distastes our pleasures
With free consenting,
Our mindes contenting,
We smiling laugh
While other sigh repenting.