Night winds that so gently flow (John Baptiste Calkin)

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  • (Posted 2022-02-18)  CPDL #68089:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2022-02-18).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 124 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: ATTB version.
  • (Posted 2019-05-21)  CPDL #54286:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-05-21).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 125 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATB version. Revised files uploaded 18/02/22.

General Information

Title: Night winds that so gently flow
Composer: John Baptiste Calkin
Lyricist: Joseph Tennielli Calkin

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1870 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 3, no. 98
    2nd published: 1880 The Orpheus (new series) no.37

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Original text and translations

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Night winds that so gently flow,
Hush! oh hush your murmurs low,
Softly wrapt in beauty's glow,
My Delia sleeps.
Soothe her with thy soft caress,
Gently breathe in tenderness,
While visions bright her slumbers bless,
Her Damon weeps.