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DIMEV 452
IMEV 266.5
NIMEV TM 138
Alone I live alone / And sore I sigh for one
A burden (only) of a love song — one couplet, with music by Dr. Cooper
Note: For these lines used as burden, cf. 636 and 3701; cf. also 451; Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 138.
Subjects: lover’s lament; complaints, lovers’
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 31922, f. 22
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 231.
Pearce, Charles William. A Collection of Songs and Madrigals by English Composers of the close of the 15th Century. Plainsong and Medieval Music Society. London: Quaritch, 1891: 3-4.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 390.
Stevens, John, ed. Music at the Court of Henry VIII. Musica Britannica 18. London: Stainer and Bell, 1962: 17.