Away away away (Samuel Webbe)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-05-28).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 47 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from The British Minstrel, and Musical and Literary Miscellany. Glasgow: William Hamilton, n. d.

General Information

Title: Away away away
Composer: Samuel Webbe

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Away, away;
We've crown'd the day,
The hounds are waiting for their prey.
The huntsman's call
Invites ye all,
Come in boys, while ye may.

The jolly horn,
The rosy morn,
With harmony of deep-mouth'd hounds,
For these, my boys,
Are sportsmen's joys,
Our pleasure knows no bounds.