When shall we three meet again? (Matthew King)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-09-12).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 211 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: When shall we three meet again?
Composer: Matthew King
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1800
Description: The opening scene from Macbeth, cast as a glee.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

When shall we three meet again?
In thunder, lightning or in rain?
When the hurly-burly's done,
When the battle's lost and won.
That will be ere set of sun.