When icicles hang by the wall (Geoffrey Shaw)

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  • (Posted 2023-12-07)  CPDL #77905:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-12-07).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 406 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: When icicles hang by the wall
Composer: Geoffrey Shaw
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, divisi
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1912 Joseph Williams
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Original text and translations

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When icicles hang by the wall,
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail,
And Tom bears logs into the hall,
And milk comes frozen home in pail,
When blood is nipped, and ways be foul,
Then nightly sings the staring owl,
To-whoo;
To-whit, to-whoo, a merry note,
While greasy Joan doth keel the pot.

When all aloud the wind doth blow,
And coughing drowns the parson’s saw,
And birds sit brooding in the snow,
And Marian’s nose looks red and raw,
When roasted crabs hiss in the bowl,
Then nightly sings the staring owl,
To-whoo;
To-whit, to-whoo, a merry note,
While greasy Joan doth keel the pot.

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