When you sing (Hubert Bath)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-19)  CPDL #75540:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-09-19).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 505 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: When you sing
Composer: Hubert Bath
Lyricist: Robert Herrick
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, some B divisi
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1911 Novello and Co.

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Original text and translations

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When I thy singing next shall heare,
Ile wish I might turne all to eare,
To drink in Notes and Numbers; such
As blessed soules cann’t heare too much:
Then melted down, there let me lye
Entranc’d, and lost confusedly;
And, by thy Musique strucken mute,
Die, and be turn’d into a Lute.