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==Music files==
 
==Music files==
 
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*{{PostedDate|2008-07-30}} {{CPDLno|17820}} [[Media:Bright_Star.pdf|{{pdf}}]] [[Media:Bright_Star.mid|{{mid}}]] [[Media:Bright_Star.mxl|{{XML}}]] [[Media:Bright_Star.sib|{{sib}}]] (Sibelius 4)
 
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*{{NewWork|2008-07-30}} '''CPDL #17820:'''  [http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/images/0/07/Bright_Star.mid {{pdf}}]  [http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/images/0/07/Bright_Star.mid {{mid}}]  [http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/images/c/c5/Bright_Star.sib Sibelius 4]
 
:<b>Editor:</b> [[User:johnhenryfowler|John Henry Fowler]] <i>(added 2008-07-08)</i>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<b>Score information: </b>Letter, 6 pages, 76 kbytes &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; {{Copy|CPDL}}
 
:<b>Edition notes:</b> File Sizes: PDF: 76 KB, MIDI: 12 KB, Sibelius 4: 46 KB. <br>
 
  
 
==General Information==
 
==General Information==
<b>Title:</b> <i>Bright Star</i><br>
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'''Title:''' ''Bright Star''<br>
 
{{Composer|Charles Hubert Hastings Parry}}
 
{{Composer|Charles Hubert Hastings Parry}}
{{Lyricist|John Keats}} (1795-1821) <br>
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{{Lyricist|John Keats}} <br>
  
<b>Number of voices:</b> 1v &nbsp;&nbsp;<b>Voicing:</b> Soprano Solo<br>
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{{Voicing|1|Solo Tenor}}<br>
'''Genre:''' {{pcat|Secular| music}}, {{pcat|Art song|s}} <br>
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{{Genre|Secular|Art songs}}
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Language|English}}
'''Instruments:''' {{PnoAcc}}<br>
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{{Instruments|Piano}}
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{{Pub|1|1896}}
  
<b>Published:</b> 1896<br>
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'''Description:''' ''English Lyrics'' - Set 4 no.6
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# [[Thine eyes still shined for me (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)|Thine eyes still shined for me]]
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# [[When lovers meet again (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)|When lovers meet again]]
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# [[When we two parted (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)|When we two parted]]
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# [[Weep you no more (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)|Weep you no more]]
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# [[There be none of beauty's daughters (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)|There be none of beauty's daughters]]
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# [[Bright star (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)|Bright star]]
  
 
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'''External websites:'''
<b>Description:</b> Number 6 of Charles Hubert Hastings Parry's  "English Lyrics" - Set 4
 
 
 
 
 
<b>External websites: </b>
 
  
 
==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
 
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{{Text|English}}
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:Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art —  
 
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:Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night,  
 
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:And watching, with eternal lids apart,  
:Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art —
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:Like Nature’s patient sleepless Eremite,  
:Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night,
 
:And watching, with eternal lids apart,
 
:Like Nature’s patient sleepless Eremite,
 
 
:The moving waters at their priestlike task
 
:The moving waters at their priestlike task
:Of pure ablution round earth’s human shores,
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:Of pure ablution round earth’s human shores,  
:Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask
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:Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask  
:Of snow upon the mountains and the moors —
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:Of snow upon the mountains and the moors —  
:No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,
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:No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,  
 
:Pillow’d upon my fair love’s ripening breast,
 
:Pillow’d upon my fair love’s ripening breast,
:To feel for ever its soft fall and swell,
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:To feel for ever its soft fall and swell,  
:Awake for ever in a sweet unrest,
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:Awake for ever in a sweet unrest,  
:Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath,
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:Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath,  
 
:And so live ever — or else swoon to death.
 
:And so live ever — or else swoon to death.
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:<b>''Lyrics: John Keats (1795-1821) - The Poetical Works of John Keats - Published 1884.
 
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:'''''Lyrics: John Keats (1795-1821) - The Poetical Works of John Keats - Pub|1 1884.}}
  
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
[[Category:Secular music]]
 
[[Category:Solo Tenor]]
 
 
[[Category:Romantic music]]
 
[[Category:Romantic music]]
 
[[Category:Early 20th century music]]
 
[[Category:Early 20th century music]]

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  • (Posted 2008-07-30)   CPDL #17820:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2008-07-08).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 76 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Bright Star
Composer: Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Lyricist: John Keats

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Tenor solo
Genre: SecularArt song

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1896

Description: English Lyrics - Set 4 no.6

  1. Thine eyes still shined for me
  2. When lovers meet again
  3. When we two parted
  4. Weep you no more
  5. There be none of beauty's daughters
  6. Bright star

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Original text and translations

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Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art —
Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night,
And watching, with eternal lids apart,
Like Nature’s patient sleepless Eremite,
The moving waters at their priestlike task
Of pure ablution round earth’s human shores,
Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask
Of snow upon the mountains and the moors —
No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,
Pillow’d upon my fair love’s ripening breast,
To feel for ever its soft fall and swell,
Awake for ever in a sweet unrest,
Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath,
And so live ever — or else swoon to death.

Lyrics: John Keats (1795-1821) - The Poetical Works of John Keats - Pub