O'er Handel's tomb (James Nares)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-02-02).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 94 kB   Copyright: Personal
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Title: O'er Handel's tomb
Composer: James Nares
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1775

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Original text and translations

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O'er Handel's tomb Apollo wept,
The bard in laurel'd honours slept;
Then, through the element of air,
The God was heard his will declare:
Though turned to dust, my Handel's name
Shall ever fill the trump of Fame.