Great Apollo (Samuel Webbe)

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  • CPDL #32143:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-05-31).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Great Apollo
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SSTB or TTTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Great Apollo, strike the lyre,
Fill the raptur’d soul with fire,
Let the festive song go round,
Let this night with joy be crown’d.

Hark! What numbers soft and clear,
Steal upon the ravish’d ear,
Sure no mortal sweeps the strings,
Listen, ‘tis Apollo sings.