Sleep, gentle lady (Henry Rowley Bishop)

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  • (Posted 2022-08-28)  CPDL #70564:     
Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2022-08-28).   Score information: Letter, 7 pages, 98 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Sleep, gentle lady
Composer: Henry Rowley Bishop
Lyricist: James Robinson Planché
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1907

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Original text and translations

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Sleep, gentle lady, the flow'rs are closing,
The very winds and waves reposing;
O, may our soft and soothing numbers,
Wrap Thee in sweeter, softer slumbers.
Peace be around thee, lady bright,
Sleep while we sing goodnight, goodnight.