How sweet the moonlight (Charles Wood)

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  • (Posted 2023-12-18)  CPDL #78347:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-12-18).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 316 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: How sweet the moonlight
Composer: Charles Wood
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, B divisi
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1888 Novello, Ewer, and Co.
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Original text and translations

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How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank!
Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music
Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night
Become the touches of sweet harmony.

The Merchant of Venice
Act 5 Scene 1