Go, pretty birds (Walter Cecil Macfarren)

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Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-11-13).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 361 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2019-11-06)  CPDL #55837:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-11-06).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 103 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Go, pretty birds
Composer: Walter Cecil Macfarren
Lyricist: Thomas Heywood

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard or a cappella

First published: 1876 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 9, no. 269
Description: The lyrics differ in several places from other settings of this poem.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ye little birds.