Charm me asleep, op.24:3 (Henry David Leslie)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-05-06)   CPDL #54153:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-05-06).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 109 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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Title: Charm me asleep, op.24:3
Composer: Henry David Leslie
Lyricist: Robert Herrick

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATBB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: a capella

First published: 1869 in Novello Part-Song Book Series 2, Volume 2, no. 85

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Original text and translations

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Charm me asleep, and melt me so
With thy delicious numbers,
That, being ravish'd, hence I go
Away in easy slumbers.