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The Silver Swan (1619)

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File:gibbswan.nwc (March 2002) 1 kB
Full name of work:The Silver Swan (1619)
Composer:Gibbons, Orlando (1583-1625), English
First line:The silver swan, who, living, had no note
Music category:Renaissance / Elizabethan
Instruments:5-part chorus
Name of file creator:Grant Hicks
e-mail address:ghicks02 "at" sprynet "dot" com
Running time:00:01:02
Comments:One of the loveliest of a lovely genre, the English madrigal. The text is apparently anonymous but its seriousness is
characteristic of the texts Gibbons chose for his only book of madrigals.