Spring returns (Robert Lucas Pearsall)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-11-28).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Spring returns
Composer: Robert Lucas Pearsall
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Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1875 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 10, no. 294

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Original text and translations

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Spring returns, and earth is smiling,
Green again is ev'ry tree;
Flow'rets spangle, eye beguiling,
Birds are singing cheerfully.
Thyrsis, why art thou despairing?
Love doth now the world pervade;
Bolder grown is ev'ry shepherd,
Kinder ev'ry village maid.