Rise my joy (Samuel Webbe)

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  • (Posted 2022-01-17)  CPDL #67616:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-01-17).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 177 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Rise my joy
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist: Anon, probably the composercreate page

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1777
Description: This glee gained a Catch Club prize medal in 1777.

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Original text and translations

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Rise, my joy, sweet mirth attend,
I'm resolv'd to be thy friend.
Sneaking Phœbus hides his head,
He's with Thetis gone to bed.
Tho' he will not on me shine,
Still there's brightness in the wine.
From Bacchus I'll such lustre borrow,
my Face shall be a sun to morrow.