I am a-thirst (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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Editor: Greg Lindahl (submitted 2001-06-05).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 15 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: One voice only

General Information

Title: I am a-thirst
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1609 in Pammelia, No. 24


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Original text and translations

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I am a thirst, what should I say,
alasse I haue no money to pay,
fill the pot Butler, fill, fill,
for I will drinke with a good will.