The Indian Maid (John Liptrot Hatton)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-13)   CPDL #53960:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-04-13).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 140 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: The Indian Maid
Composer: John Liptrot Hatton
Lyricist: Camilla Dufour Crosland

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

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard


Description: from Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 1, No. 60.
The source has the following note: "According to a well-known superstition, the Hindoo maiden floats her lamp upon the Ganges and, murmuring a musical incantation, draws an augury of her destiny from the fate of the light."

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