Blest pair of sirens (John Stafford Smith)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-10-04).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 662 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Edition prepared from the primary source.
  • (Posted 2021-09-04)  CPDL #65662:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-09-04).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 299 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Blest pair of sirens
Composer: John Stafford Smith
Lyricist: John Milton
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1775 Warren's fourteenth collection
  2nd published: 1851 Novello's Glee Hive no.12
Description: This glee gained a Catch Club prize medal in 1775, and was intended to be sung unaccompanied.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Blest pair of Sirens.