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'''Published:''' ''[[Songs of 3, 4, 5 and 6 parts (Thomas Tomkins)|Songs of 3. 4. 5. and 6. parts]]'' (1622)
 
'''Published:''' ''[[Songs of 3, 4, 5 and 6 parts (Thomas Tomkins)|Songs of 3. 4. 5. and 6. parts]]'' (1622)
  
'''Description:''' This setting of the fourth verse of Psalm 120 is No. 26 is Tomkins' ''Songs of 3. 4. 5. and 6. parts''.
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'''Description:''' This setting of the fourth verse of Psalm 120 is No. 26 in Tomkins' ''Songs of 3. 4. 5. and 6. parts''.
  
 
'''External websites:''' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9diIClDcUk Performance by the Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips]
 
'''External websites:''' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9diIClDcUk Performance by the Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips]
  
 
==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
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{{LinkText|Psalm 120}}
 
{{Text|English|
 
{{Text|English|
 
Woe is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech,  
 
Woe is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech,  

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  • (Posted 2015-07-09)   CPDL #36019:  Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif Icon_mp3.gif
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2015-07-09).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 148 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original key and note values. Editorial accidentals and slurs added.
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Editor: Diana Thompson (submitted 2010-08-14).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: Woe is me
Composer: Thomas Tomkins
Text: Psalm 120:4

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATBB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: Songs of 3. 4. 5. and 6. parts (1622)

Description: This setting of the fourth verse of Psalm 120 is No. 26 in Tomkins' Songs of 3. 4. 5. and 6. parts.

External websites: Performance by the Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 120.

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Woe is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech,
and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar.