Sing we now merrily
Sing we now merrily,
Our purses be empty,
Let him take care
That lists to spare
For I will not do so;
Who can sing so merry a note
As he that cannot change a groat!
Trollie, lollie, trollie lollie lo!
Submitted by Linda Godry
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Melvill David , "Sing we now merrily", published 1612 [chorus - ten or eleven solo voices], a round in Book of Roundels; if eleven voices, 2 measures of rest must be added before returning to "Sing we now merrily" [
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