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Awake mine eyes, see Phoebus bright arising,<br>
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And lesser lights to shades obscure descending,<br>
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Glad Philomela sits tunes of joy devising,<br>
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Whilst in sweet notes, from warbling throats<br>
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The Silvan Choir with like desire,<br>
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To her are echoes sending.<br>
  
 
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Editor: David Fraser (added 2004-07-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 76 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Awake mine eyes
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 4vv  Voicing: SSAB
Genre: Secular, Madrigals
Language: English
Instruments: none, a cappella
Published: Psalmes, Songs & Sonnets (1611), no. 12

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Original text and translations

Original text:

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Awake mine eyes, see Phoebus bright arising,
And lesser lights to shades obscure descending,
Glad Philomela sits tunes of joy devising,
Whilst in sweet notes, from warbling throats
The Silvan Choir with like desire,
To her are echoes sending.