Witness, ye heavens, the palace (John Mundy)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-02-28). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 24 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: In original key. Transcribed from the facsimile edition, with the Superius part set for Soprano and Medius for Alto. The underlay is almost completely absent for the lower three parts in the original, so is editorial. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Witness, ye heavens
Composer: John Mundy
Description: This is the 2nd part of a 2-part madrigal, the 1st part being The shepherd Strephon
Original text and translations
Witness, ye heavens, the palace of the gods;
Witness, ye gods, which hold your seats therein;
Witness hell furies, with revengeful rods;
Witness, fond love, and all that love can win.
Witness the air, fire, water, earth and all,
How I have lived a vassal at thy call.