Apple Round (John Hetland)

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  • (Posted 2021-05-05)  CPDL #64322:       
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2021-05-05).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 49 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Apple Round
Composer: John Hetland
Lyricist: Ron Zamircreate page
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: 4 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Composed: 2004
Description: Ron wrote the text and suggested we each write a round on it. Later Barbara Rosen chimed in with "The Gardener Replies."

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Original text and translations

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Admired by poets for its rosy charm,
a crisp apple has fallen from the tree,
taking the eye of Newton by the way it fell.
It is here no longer and gone,
but what a magnificent memory of itself it leaves behind!