One morning, Dame Turner's brisk maid (James Hook)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-01-10).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 84 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: One morning, Dame Turner's brisk maid
Composer: James Hook

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTT
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: This catch gained Hook a prize medal from the Catch Club in 1772.

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Original text and translations

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One morning, Dame Turner's brisk maid Betty Dyer
Was laid on her back and son Johnny stood by her;
His mother saw all and roar'd out "Oh burn her. John Turner".
When John to his mother cried "No, no, Oh fie,
She lies very well, I'll not turn her, not I".