Come, Zephalinda (John Alcock Jr.)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-03-06).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 111 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Come, Zephalinda
Composer: John Alcock Jr.
Lyricist: Anonymous
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1770

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Original text and translations

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Come Zephalinda, come, for thee my fair
The nuptial bow'r of myrtle I'll prepare;
With fragrant incense Hymen we'll invoke,
Sabæan myrrh shall on his altar smoke.
In crimson mantle tinged wth saffron stain,
The god shall join us in his silken chain.