What if a Day, or a Month, or a Year
What if a Day or a Month or a Yeare
This beautiful song What if a Day, or a Month, or a Year was originally composed for the lute.
It is an English Renaissance song.
Authorship of this song is attributed to Thomas Campion.
The song What if a Day was pubished in Richard Alison's An Howres Recreation in Musicke in 1606.
It is also found in A. Gil's Logonomia anglica, first published in London in 1619.
The song's lyrics tell about the fleeting and impermanent nature of the human condition and urge us to make the most of our time in this world.
This song What if a Day, or a Month, or a Year is appropriate for Grade 1 guitar students.
Duration : 01:25
Source : Thomas Campion, Miscellaneous Renaissance Songs
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