Dolli-A (William Whittaker)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-12)  CPDL #33676:         
Editor: Ian Haslam (submitted 2014-12-12).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Dolli-A
Composer: William Whittaker

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1914
Description: Originally published by Stainer and Bell

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Original text and translations

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Fresh aa come frae Sandgate street,
Dolli, Dolli,
Ma best freends here to meet,
Dolli the dillen dol.

The Black Cuffs is gawn away,
Dolli, Dolli,
And that'll be a crying day
Dolli the dillen dol.

The Green Cuffs is cummin' in,
Dolli, Dolli,
And that'll make the lasses sing
Dolli the dillen dol.