Is it night (Samuel Webbe)

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  • CPDL #32152:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-06-02).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Is it night
Composer: Samuel Webbe
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Is it night? Would darkness fright us?
Let us drive dull thoughts away;
Let gay mirth and songs unite us,
Till we see the rising day.

Fly, care, to the winds
Thus I blow thee away;
I’ll drown thee in wine,
If thou darest to stay.