See the bowl sparkles (Lord Mornington)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-12-05).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 104 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: This edition comprises a modern realisation, and a statement of the piece in its original specialized format. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: See the bowl sparkles
Composer: Lord Mornington
Lyricist: Probably the composer

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1774
Description: One of those catches that is more lubricious in performance than the anodyne lyrics might suggest. It was published in Warren's fourteenth collection, 1774.

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Original text and translations

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See the bowl sparkles with wine;
You four sing our favourite glee.
Endless pleasures we press from the vine;
Dull spleen is the extract of tea.