Room for th'express, Z 270 (Henry Purcell)

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  • (Posted 2022-06-28)  CPDL #69820:       
Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2022-06-28).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 85 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Room for th'express, Z 270
Composer: Henry Purcell
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: A catch celebrating the Willamite victory at the second siege of Limerick in October 1691.

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Original text and translations

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Room for th'express, at length here it comes,
Lim'ricks our own, be it known to all Grums.

Hark! the Guns of the Tower ring it in peals,
We'll drink round the Bonfires, Huzza to the Bells.

To our conquering Army loud Praises let's sing,
And now Monsieur French man have at you next Spring.