Ay me, the fatal arrow (Thomas Morley)

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  • CPDL #25189:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-12-20).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Ay me, the fatal arrow
Composer: Thomas Morley

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 in Canzonets or Litle Short Aers to Five and Six Voices, no. 10

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Original text and translations

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Ay me, the fatal arrow
That drives ev'n to the marrow,
Cupid from out his quiver
Hath pluck'd and pierc'd my liver.

The blood through which the fell venom close creepeth,
Alas ev'n though mine eyes, my heart outweepeth.