Soon as the genial spring (John Alcock Sr.)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-01-10). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 88 kB Copyright: Personal
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Title: Soon as the genial spring
Composer: John Alcock Sr.
Description: From Warren's sixteenth collection of Catches, Canons and Glees.
Original text and translations
Soon as the genial spring renews the shade,
Beneath the wonted bow'r the lover tells
His tender wishes to the list'ning maid,
While she in blushes all her flame reveals.
The turtle mourns his solitude no more,
But woos and bills as happy as before.