Arise my fair! and come away (Alfred Angel)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-14)  CPDL #75401:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-09-14).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 450 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Arise my fair! and come away
Composer: Alfred Angel
Lyricist: Edward Moore (1)
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1861 Addison, Collier & Lucas
Description: Although falling into the broad category of “partsong,” the piece is in the style of a madrigal.

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Original text and translations

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Arise my Fair! and come away,
The cheerful Spring begins to-day;
Bleak Winter is gone with all his train
Of chilling frosts and dropping rain:
Amidst the verdure of the mead
The primrose lifts her velvet head,
The warbling birds the woods among
Salute the season with a song.