Cold Winter's ice is fled and gone, And Summer brags on every tree, The red-breast peeps amidst the throng Of wood-born birds that wanton be: Each one forgets what they have been, And so doth Phyllis, Summer’s queen.
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623), "Cold Winter's ice is fled and gone", published 1600 [chorus], from the collection Madrigals of five and six parts, madrigal [text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2014-02-24
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Word count: 38