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Middle English Lyrics: Texts

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Selected Medieval Lyrics

Fowles in the Frithaudio
My Lief Is Faren in Londe
Western Windaudio
I Have a Yong Susteraudio
The Cuckoo Songaudio
Adam Lay Yboundenaudio
I Sing of a Maidenaudio
The Corpus Christi Carolaudio
The Agincourt Carolaudio
Bryd one Brereaudio
Man Mai Longe Liues Weneaudio
Lenten ys Comeaudio
When the Nyhtegale Singesaudio
Blow, Northern Windaudio
Mery It Isaudio
Wynter Wakeneth al My Careaudio
Man in the Moon
Nowell, Nowell, Nowellaudio
Nowell Sing Weaudio
Nowell: Out of Your Sleepaudio
Alleluia. Now well may we mirthës make
Good Day, My Lord Sire Christmasaudio
Of A Rose Sing Weaudio
Ave Domina
Alma Redemptoris Mater
As I Lay Upon a Night
What Tidings Bringest Thou?audio
Sing We To This Merry Companyaudio
Sing we Yule
Nou Skrinketh Rose ant Lylie Flouraudio
Man, Assay
I Pray You All
God Speed the Plow!
Maiden in the Moraudio
Women [warning: bawdy]
Ah, the Sighs that Come From My Heartaudio
A Carol to the Trinity: Off al the knottes that I senew
Care, Away!new
Lullay, By, By, Lullay (This Endris Night)audionew
Ther Is No Rose of Swich Vertuaudionew
Coventry Carol (Lully lullay thou little child)audionew
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