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'''Title:''' ''Hark! how the songsters of the grove''<br>
 
'''Title:''' ''Hark! how the songsters of the grove''<br>
 
{{Composer|Henry Purcell}}
 
{{Composer|Henry Purcell}}
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{{Lyricist|Thomas Shadwell}}
  
 
{{Voicing|2|Solo SS}}<br>
 
{{Voicing|2|Solo SS}}<br>
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==Original text==
 
==Original text==
 
{{Text|English}}
 
{{Text|English}}
 
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<poem>
Hark! hark! how the Songsters of the Grove; <br>
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Hark! hark! how the Songsters of the Grove;
Sing, Sing Anthems to the God of Love.<br>
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Sing, Sing Anthems to the God of Love.
Hark! hark! how each Amarous winged pair,<br>
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Hark! hark! how each Amarous winged pair,
with Love's great Praises fill the Air;<br>
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with Love's great Praises fill the Air;
On ev'ry side the Charming sound<br>
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On ev'ry side the Charming sound
does from the hollow Woods rebound.<br>
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does from the hollow Woods rebound.
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</poem>
  
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Baroque music]]
 
[[Category:Baroque music]]

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Editor: William Long (submitted 2006-03-24).   Score information: Letter, 16 pages, 124 kB   Copyright: Personal

General Information

Title: Hark! how the songsters of the grove
Composer: Henry Purcell
Lyricist: Thomas Shadwell

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Soprano duo
Genre: SecularAria

Language: English
Instruments: Mixed ensemble (2 alto recorders & basso continuo)

Published: 1692

External websites: http://www.drdrbill.com/music.html

Original text

English.png English text

Hark! hark! how the Songsters of the Grove;
Sing, Sing Anthems to the God of Love.
Hark! hark! how each Amarous winged pair,
with Love's great Praises fill the Air;
On ev'ry side the Charming sound
does from the hollow Woods rebound.