Soon as the genial spring (John Alcock Sr.)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-01-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 88 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Soon as the genial spring
Composer: John Alcock Sr.

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First

Description: From Warren's sixteenth collection of Catches, Canons and Glees.

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Original text and translations

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Soon as the genial spring renews the shade,
Beneath the wonted bow'r the lover tells
His tender wishes to the list'ning maid,
While she in blushes all her flame reveals.
The turtle mourns his solitude no more,
But woos and bills as happy as before.