Woe am I, my heart dies (George Kirbye)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-01-28). Score information: A4, 7 pages, 67 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: From the 1891 edition, edited by G. E. P. Arkwright, at the original key. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Woe am I, my heart dies
Composer: George Kirbye
Original text and translations
Woe am I, my heart dies
As that which on thy will relies.
Since then I die, only in hope to please thee,
No grief of death, though cruel, shall disease me.
Yet shall I be tormented,
Cruel, to see thee pleas’d and contented.