22. November 2011 · Comments Off · Categories: ACappellaTuesday™

John Wilbye (baptized 7 March 1574 – September 1638): Weep, weep mine eyes
Taipei Chamber Singers

Weep, weep, mine eyes, my heart can take no rest.
Weep, weep, my heart, mine eyes shall ne’er be blest.
Weep eyes, weep heart, and both this ac-cent cry:
A thou-sand deaths I die, Flaminia.
Ay me, ah ah cruel Fortune! ay me.
Now, Leander, to die I fear not.
Death, do thy worst! I care not!
I hope when I am dead in Elysian plain
To meet, and there with joy we’ll love again.

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