Shall I compare thee (John Hetland)

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  • (Posted 2021-02-01)  CPDL #62645:     
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2021-02-01).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 42 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Shall I compare thee
Composer: John Hetland
Lyricist: William Shakespeare

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Composed: 2009
Description: Sonnet XVIII

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Shall I compare thee to a summmer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer's lease hath all too short a date.