Adieu! sweet love, adieu (Thomas Bateson)
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Title: Adieu! sweet love, adieu
Composer: Thomas Bateson
Description: No. 10 from The First Set of English Madrigals to 3, 4, 5, and 6 voices (Thomas Bateson)
Original text and translations
Adieu! sweet love, adieu, O thus to part
Kills my bleeding heart,
Yet fate alas! will have it so.
Cruel their doom so to decree,
At once to part two lovers true;
But since we needs must part,
Once again, adieu! sweetheart.