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{{LinkText|Waken, lords and ladies gay}}
{{Vs|1}} Waken, lords and ladies gay,
 
On the mountain dawns the day,
 
All the jolly chase is here,
 
With hawk and hound, and hunting spear:
 
Hounds are in their couples yelling,
 
Hawks are whistling, horns are knelling,
 
Merrily mingle, mingle they,
 
Waken, lords and ladies gay.
 
 
 
{{Vs|2}} Waken, lords and ladies gay,
 
The mist has left the mountain grey;
 
Springlets in the dawn are steaming,
 
Diamonds on the brake are gleaming;
 
And huntsmen all have busy been,
 
To track the buck in thickets green,
 
Now we come to chant our lay,
 
Waken, lords and ladies gay.
 
 
 
{{Vs|3}} Louder, louder chant the lay,
 
Waken, lords and ladies gay,
 
Tell them youth, and mirth, and glee,
 
Run a course as well as we,
 
Time, stern huntsman who can baulk?
 
Staunch as hound, and fleet as hawk!
 
Think of this, and rise with day,
 
Gentle lords and ladies gay.
 
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  • (Posted 2019-02-20)   CPDL #53347:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-02-20).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 139 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd Series) Vol. I, No. 45. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Hunting Song
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart
Lyricist: Walter Scott

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1869 in Novello Part-Song Book (2nd Series), Volume 1, no. 45, p. 49

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Waken, lords and ladies gay.