Over hill, over dale (John Liptrot Hatton)

From ChoralWiki
Revision as of 00:57, 1 January 2024 by CHGiffen (talk | contribs) (Text replacement - "* {{PostedDate|2023" to "*{{PostedDate|2023")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
Icon_mp3.gif Mp3
MusicXML.png MusicXML
Logo_capella-software_kurz_2011_16x16.png Capella
Sibelius.png Sibelius
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2023-10-25)  CPDL #76647:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-10-25).   Score information: Letter, 12 pages, 552 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2019-08-24)  CPDL #55145:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-08-24).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:
  • (Posted 2011-10-27)  CPDL #24809:        (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Ian Haslam (submitted 2011-10-27).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 148 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Score updated 6 November 2020 to correct errors.

General Information

Title: Over hill, over dale
Composer: John Liptrot Hatton
Lyricist: William Shakespeare , from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1873 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 6, no. 209

External websites:

Original text and translations

English.png English text

Thorough bush, thorough brier,
Thorough flood, thorough fire,
I do wander ev'rywhere,
Swifter than the moon's sphere;

And I serve the fairy queen,
To dew her orbs upon the green:
I do wander ev'rywhere,
Swifter than the moon's sphere;

I do wander ev'rywhere,
Over hill, over dale, over park,
I do wander ev'rywhere,
Thorough bush…

The cowslips tall, her pensioners be;
In their gold coats spots you see;
These be rubies, fairy favours,
I must go seek some dew drops here,
And hang a pearl in ev'ry cowslip's ear.
Thorough bush…