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'''Description:''' An early Tudor period song. Composer and poet unknown. Two verses.  
 
'''Description:''' An early Tudor period song. Composer and poet unknown. Two verses.  

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  • CPDL #33173:     
Editor: Maria Marcelli (submitted 2014-10-19).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The High Desire
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: ST
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: An early Tudor period song. Composer and poet unknown. Two verses.

Lovers sing together, addressing each other in lovesick melancholy. There is a sense of pleading directed toward the mistress for her to have mercy on her lover.


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Original text and translations

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The hye desire that Y have for to se,
yeure godely and wommanly bewte.
For yeu dere hert do Y suffere penaunce,
for of my hert ye have governaunce.
Till that Y may com unto yeure presaunce,
praying to yeure gracius pyte that ye
would fuchsaffe to have mercy on me,
only to be putte to yeure remembraunce.