Thus love commands (John Wilbye)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-08-29). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 35 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Thus love commands
Composer: John Wilbye
Description: 2nd part of a two-part madrigal, the 1st part being I always beg.
Original text and translations
Thus love commands, that I in vain complain me,
And sorrow will that she shall still disdain me:
Yet did I hope, which hope my life prolonged,