(Campion, Vaughan Williams)
Tune thy music to thy heart;
Sing thy joy with thanks, and so thy sorrow.
Though devotion needs not art,
Sometime of the poor the rich may borrow.
Strive not yet for curious ways;
Concord pleaseth more the less 'tis strained.
Zeal affects not outward praise,
Only strives to show a love unfeigned.
Love can wondrous things effect,
Sweetest sacrifice all wrath appeasing.
Love the Highest doth respect,
Love alone to Him is ever pleasing.
Text by Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
Set by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958),