Author of Light (Thomas Campion)

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  • (Posted 2019-08-28)   CPDL #55199:       
Editor: Joseph Knapicius (submitted 2019-08-28).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 186 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2018-11-22)   CPDL #52281:   
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2018-11-22).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 294 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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General Information

Title: Author of Light
Composer: Thomas Campion

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Author of light, revive my dying spright!
Redeeme it from the snares of all-confounding night!
Lord, light me to thy blessed way:
for blinde with worldly vain desires I wander as a stray.
Sunne and Moone, starres and under-lights I see:
But all their glorious beames are mists
and darknesse, being compared to thee.