It was a lover and his lass, from Ayres or Little Short Songs, Book 1 (cello duo)
Title: It was a lover and his lass, from Ayres or Little Short Songs, Book 1
Composer: Thomas Morley, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Two Cellos
Printout: 2 pages
Note: Thomas Morley was an important 16th century English composer whose chief contribution to music was to transform the Italian madrigal into a uniquely English form. It was a lover and his lass was written to lyrics from As You Like It, by Morley’s contemporary, William Shakespeare.