Where the bee sucks (William Jackson of Exeter)

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  • (Posted 2021-11-08)  CPDL #66627:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-11-08).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 628 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Edition prepared from the primary source.
  • (Posted 2021-09-01)  CPDL #65646:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-09-01).   Score information: A4, 14 pages, 297 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Where the bee sucks
Composer: William Jackson of Exeter
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: c.1775 (n/d)
    2nd published: 1851 Novello's Glee Hive no.11
Description: Published as Jackson's Op. 11 no. 6. An arrangement of Thomas Arne's setting of a song from the Tempest, into which Jackson has shoehorned text from A Midsummer night's Dream. The setting was most popular, and achieved more than a dozen discrete editions before that of Novello

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Where the bee sucks.