it was a lover (satb)


  • Catalog ID: S-50
  • First Line: it was a lover and his lass...
  • Composer: Henry Hadley
  • Voicing: satb
  • Accompaniment: optional piano
  • Language: English
  • Country: United States
  • Series: American Partsongs
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


Op. 125, No. 4

Hadley’s setting of Shakespeare’s It was a lover and his lass, a madrigalian response to the song presented by the last two pages in Act V, Scene 3 of As You Like It, is the last of a set of four partsongs.  This piece may be performed successfully both with and without piano support.