The Urchins Daunce (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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Editor: Christian Mondrup (submitted 1999-05-26).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: The Urchins Daunce
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAT
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1614 in A brief discourse, no. 8

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Original text and translations

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By the moone, we sport and play,
With the night begins our day;
As we friske, the dew doth fall;
Trip it, little urchins all.
Lightly as the little bee.
Two by two, and three by three,
And about goe we, and about goe we.