Here my Chloe, charming maid (William Horsley)

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General Information

Title: Here my Chloe, charming maid
Composer: William Horsley
Lyricist: Anacreon (trans. E,B.G. esq.)create page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802

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Original text and translations

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Here my Chloe, charming maid,
Here beneath the genial shade,
Sheltered from each ruder wind,
Lovely Chloe lie reclined.

Lo! For thee the balmy breeze
Gently fans the waving trees;
Streams that whisper through the grove
Whisper low the voice of love.