Lady, when I behold your passions (Giles Farnaby)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-07-31). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 65 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Reformating of #14894, transposed down a major 3rd. At the original key, the madrigal is really SSTB. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format. Revised files uploaded 02/02/19.
- Editor: Brian Russell (submitted 2007-09-10). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 35 kB Copyright: CPDL
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- Editor: Vince M. Brennan (submitted 2005-11-11). Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 53 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Copyright (c) 2004 by V. M. Brennan
Title: Lady, when I behold your passions
Composer: Giles Farnaby
Published: 1598 in Canzonets to Four Voices.
Description: "Danube" needs to be pronounced Dan-u-bee.
Original text and translations
Lady, when I behold your passions,
so divers and so oft constrained,
up on such slight or no occasions,
as though you were with grief sore pained,
I enter into these persuasions:
A man might sail from Trent unto Danube,
and yet not find so strange a piece as you be.