Early to bed (Traditional)

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  • CPDL #21497:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Brigid Baker (submitted 2010-04-20).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 104 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
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General Information

Title: Early to bed
Composer: Anonymous (Traditional)

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1917

Description: Due to the wide range, this round is not well suited for singing by young children. The words are found in Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac.

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Original text and translations

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Early to bed and early to rise,
Makes a man healthy and wealthy and wise.