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Loathe to Depart

Postby Foxe » Wed May 04, 2011 6:00 pm

I'm fairly sure I haven't asked this one before...

Is anyone familiar with a song (and can point me towards words and music) called 'Loathe to depart', possibly around in the early 17th century?


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Re: Loathe to Depart

Postby Tamsin Lewis » Wed May 04, 2011 8:27 pm

There are two versions of this.
Firstly as a round (in Ravenscroft and Lant) http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/ravenscroft ... depart.pdf
And secondly as a melody found in the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book. Probably not by Farnaby although he wrote divisions on it.
More information here http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/popul ... 200273.htm



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Re: Loathe to Depart

Postby Foxe » Thu May 05, 2011 6:32 pm

Remarkable! For any early 17thC song Ravenscroft is my first port of call - I must have missed it.

Thanks Tamsin :D


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