Oh England! (Oliver Barton)

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  • (Posted 2004-02-10)  CPDL #06677:  Network.png PDF, MIDI and Finale 2004 files.
Editor: Oliver Barton (submitted 2004-02-10).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 542 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Oh England!
Composer: Oliver Barton
Lyricist: William Shakespeare , Henry V, Act II

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATBB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: An intense and emotive setting of words from the Chorus at the beginning of Act II of Shakespeare's Henry V. Slow with silences.

Text and translations

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Oh England!
Model to thy inward greatness,
Like little body with a mighty heart,
What mightst thou do, that honour would thee do,
Were all thy children kind and natural!
But see thy fault.
Oh England!