Dormant (Jacob French)

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  • (Posted 2016-03-13)   CPDL #38875:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 71 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. The other four stanzas from Flatman's poem added below. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-03-13)   CPDL #38874:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-03-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 68 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). The other four stanzas of Flatman's poem added below.

General Information

Title: Dormant
First Line: Sleep! downy sleep! come close my eyes
Composer: Jacob French
Lyricist: Thomas Flatman

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1802 in Harmony of Harmony, p. 46

Description. Words by Thomas Flatman, 1672, poem entitled Anthem for the Evening, with five stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Sleep! downy sleep! come close my eyes.