A Welsh lullaby (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)

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Editor: John Henry Fowler (added 2008-4-22).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 56 kbytes       Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: File Sizes: PDF: 56 KB, MIDI: 9 KB, Sib4: 39 KB.

General Information

Title: A Welsh Lullaby
Composer: Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Lyricist: Anonymous lyricist

Number of voices: 1v  Voicing: Solo Tenor
Genre: Secular, Art song

Language: English
Instruments: Piano
Published: 1902

Description: English Lyrics - Set 5 - Number 7 - (1902) - "A Welsh Lullaby". Lyrics from a Welsh Lullaby - translated by E. O. Jones.

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Original text and translations

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Sleep, sleep,
Sleep, sleep !
All nature now is steeping
Her sons in sleep,
their eylids close,
All living things in sweet repose
Are sleeping, sleeping !


Sleep, baby, sleep !
Peace o'er thee watch be keeping,
If from my bosom thou art torn,
Low in grave I'll lie forlorn.
Sleeping, Ah !
sleeping, sleeping.


Lyrics: from a Welsh Lullaby - translated by E. O. Jones