She who lies here (John Wall Callcott)

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  • (Posted 2004-06-30)  CPDL #07386:        (Sibelius 2)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2004-06-30).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 28 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: She who lies here
Composer: John Wall Callcott

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: 4 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella originally, piano accompaniment added by William Horsley (1774-1858)

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Description: Round for four voices

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Original text and translations

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She who lies here, the fair and young,
the fond delight of ev'ry eye,
by heaven was called away;
she sprung translated to her native sky:
there to remain a beauteous flower
again more lovely sweet to grow
eternally to scent that bower,
untainted by the gales below.