If I can stop one heart from breaking (Charles West)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-28)   CPDL #35583:     
Editor: Charles West (submitted 2015-05-28).   Score information: A4   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: I would appreciate notification by email (cghwest@yahoo.co.uk) of intention to perform this work

General Information

Title: If I can stop one heart from breaking
Composer: Charles West
Lyricist: Emily Dickinson

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SAATBB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2015

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Original text and translations

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If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain.