Hark! the cock crows (John Wall Callcott)

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  • CPDL #17311:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2008-06-22).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 66 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Hark! the cock crows
Composer: John Wall Callcott

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella (originally). Piano accompaniment added by William Horsley (1774-1858).

Published: Not known

Description: A 5 part glee

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Original text and translations

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From “Ethwald” by Joanna Baillie (1762-1852),
Act V scene II

Hark! the cock crows
And the wind blows
Away my love, away!

Quick don thy weeds
And tell thy beads
For soon it will be day.