by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Ye sacred Muses
Language: English 
Ye sacred Muses, race of Jove,
Whom Music's lore delighteth,
Come down from crystal heav'ns above
To earth, where sorrow dwelleth,
In mourning weeds, with tears in eyes:
Tallis is dead, and Music dies.

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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)


Researcher for this text: David Jonathan Justman

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 34