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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Title: Divine Cecilia!
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist: William Congrevecreate page
Number of voices: 3vv Voicing: SAB
Genre: Secular, Glee
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1809
Description: A piece written for the members of the Concentores (glee club).
Original text and translations
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.