A Tragedy (Henry Walford Davies)

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  • (Posted 2023-10-09)  CPDL #76181:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-10-09).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 307 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: A Tragedy
Composer: Henry Walford Davies
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsongNursery-rhymeHumorous Song

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1909 Chappell & Co.
Description: Eight Nursery Rhymes (set 2) Op. 23 No. 3.

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Original text and translations

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There were two birds sitting on a stone,
One flew away, then there was one;
T’other flew after, then there was none,
And so the poor stone was left all alone.
Fa, la, la, lal, dee.