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First book of songs or airs, 1605 Songs or ayres

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For solo voice. Two versions of each song are given : one with lute accompaniment in modern notation and in tablature, and one with accompaniment arranged for piano. The alto, tenore and basso parts are omitted.Original title : The first booke of songs or ayres of 4 parts: vvith tableture for the lute or orpherian, with the violl de gamba.With reproduction of the dedication of the original edition.Publisher's plate nos. : W.R. 4104, St. & B. 3106.Vol. 2 has imprint: London, Stainer & Bell Ltd.Paged 1. Now peep, Bo-Peep.--My choice is made.--Can she disdain?--Alas, fair face.--Whither so fast?--Rest, sweet nymphs.--Ay me, she frowns.--Now let her change.--Underneath a cypress shade.--Sound, woeful plaints.--pt. 2. You that pine in long desire.--Look, mistress mine.--Climb, O heart.--Thanks, gentle moon.--I sigh, as sure to wear the fruit.--Down-a-down: thus Phyllis sung.--Diaphenia, like the daffdowndilly.--Beauty sat bathing by a stream.--Music, dear solace to my thoughts.--With fragrant flowers.--Come, come all you.14
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