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|
|Name of file creator:||Grant Hicks|
|e-mail address:||ghicks02 "at" sprynet "dot" com|
|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.