April is in my mistress' face (Thomas Morley)

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General Information

Title: April is in my mistress' face
Composer: Thomas Morley

Number of voices: 4vv  Voicing: SATB
Genre: Secular, Madrigals
Language: English
Instruments: none, a cappella


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Live performance of this work by the dwsChorale

Original text and translations

Original text:

English.png English text

April is in my mistress' face,
And July in her eyes hath place;
Within her bosom is September,
But in her heart a cold December.


Italian.png Italian translation

Aprile è nel viso della mia amata,
E Luglio trova spazio nei suoi occhi;
Nel suo petto è Settembre,
Ma nel suo cuore un freddo Dicembre.