In a forest dell (Arthur B. Whiting)

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  • (Posted 2023-12-18)  CPDL #78312:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-12-18).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 360 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: In a forest dell
Composer: Arthur B. Whiting
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1890 D. C. Heath and Company

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

In a forest dell,
Where the wild deer dwell,
Where the red rose tempts the bee,
We wile away
The sultry day
Under the greenwood tree;

We know the vale
Where the lily pale
Droops beneath the morning dew;
Where the ivy creeps,
And the violet peeps
With its modest eyes of blue.