What though sorrow oft befalls us (Johann Gottlieb Naumann)

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  • (Posted 2020-03-29)  CPDL #57758:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-03-29).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: What though sorrow oft befalls us
Composer: Johann Gottlieb Naumann
Lyricist: Georgina Elizabeth Troutbeck

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1882 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 15, no. 437
Description: Arrangement of Infelice sventurata (Johann Gottlieb Naumann)

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Original text and translations

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What though sorrow oft befalls us,
Rending faithful tender hearts;
Strength to act, when duty calls us,
May be ours, when joy departs.