Evening (Arthur Sullivan)

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  • CPDL #21980:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-07-18).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 87 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • CPDL #02080:       
Editor: Stuart McIntosh (submitted 2001-02-16).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 220 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Evening
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Lyricist: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Translation by Richard Monckton Milnes

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1875 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 5, no. 152

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Original text and translations

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Peace breathes along the shades
Of ev'ry hill,
The tree tops of the glades
Are hush'd and still;
All woodland murmurs cease;
The birds to rest within the break are gone.

Be patient weary heart,
Anon thou too shalt be at peace,
Thou, too, shalt be at peace.