Hark, hark the lark (Benjamin Cooke)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-01-03). Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 91 kB Copyright: Personal
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Description: From "A collection of Duets, Rotas, Canons, Catches & Glees selected for, and most respectfully inscribed to, the Members of the Bristol Catch Club, and the Cecilian Society. By the Editor [Robert Broderip]. 1795".
Original text and translations
Hark, hark! The lark at heaven's gate sings,
And Phoebus 'gins arise,
His steeds to water at those springs
On chalic'd flowers that lies;
And winking Mary-buds begin
To ope their golden eyes;
With everything that pretty is,
My lady sweet, arise: