Divine Cecilia! (Samuel Webbe)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-02-07).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 209 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Divine Cecilia!
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist: William Congrevecreate page
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1809
Description: A piece written for the members of the Concentores (glee club).

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Original text and translations

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Divine Cecilia! Goddess, heav'nly maid!
Bless us thy humble votaries with thy aid;
That we to nations yet unborn may prove
That music only is the food of love.
Then shall this day for ever sacred be
To thee, bright saint, to love and harmony.