The leaving of Liverpool (Jos F.M. Lange)

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  • (Posted 2010-12-21)   CPDL #22707:     
Editor: Quintus N. Sachscreate page (submitted 2010-11-26).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 101 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: The leaving of Liverpool
Composer: Jos F.M. Lange

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SMezA
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 2005

Description: Dit stuk is geschreven voor driestemmig vrouwenkoor. Begeleiding al naar gelang de aanwezige instrumenten. (trans. This piece is written for three voices female choir. Guidance according to the existing instruments.)

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Original text and translations

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Farewell to Princes' landing stage, River Mersey fare thee well
I am bound for California, a place I know right well

So fare thee well my own true love
When I return united we will be,
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me,
But my darling when I think of thee.