In midst of woods (John Mundy)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-28). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 31 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius and Medius parts set for Soprano, and Contratenor for Alto. Spelling modernised. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: In midst of woods
Composer: John Mundy
Description: This is the 1st part of a 2-part madrigal, the 2nd part being The blackbird
Original text and translations
In midst of woods or pleasant grove,
Where all sweet birds do sing,
Methought I heard so rare a sound,
Which made the heavens to ring.
The charm was good, the noise full sweet,
Each bird did play his part,
And I admir’d to hear the same;
Joy sprung into my heart.