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Farewell, my love, I part contented,
 
Farewell, my love, I part contented,
 
Since ‘tis ordain’d that I must leave thee:
 
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The pain next death would little grieve me.
 
The pain next death would little grieve me.
 
No greater torment can be proved
 
No greater torment can be proved
Than thus to part from my beloved.
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  • CPDL #25501:  Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif [ Capella]
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-01-28).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From the 1891 edition, edited by G. E. P. Arkwright, but in the original key (SSAT). Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
  • CPDL #25500:  Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif [ Capella]
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-01-28).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From the 1891 edition, edited by G. E. P. Arkwright, and similarly transposed down a minor third from the original (SATB). Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: Farewell, my love
Composer: George Kirbye

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB or SSAT
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1597

Description: No. 5 from The first set of English madrigalls to 4, 5 & 6 voyces (George Kirbye)

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Original text and translations

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Farewell, my love, I part contented,
Since ‘tis ordain’d that I must leave thee:
Oh, might I stay, although tormented,
The pain next death would little grieve me.
No greater torment can be proved
Than thus to part from my beloved.