Blest pair of Sirens (Charles Hubert Hastings Parry)

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  • (Posted 2008-03-28)  CPDL #16464:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2008-03-28).   Score information: A4, 38 pages, 307 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original SSAATTBB version. Includes a piano version of the original orchestra accompaniment.
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  • (Posted 2008-03-06)  CPDL #16304:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: John Henry Fowler (submitted 2008-03-06).   Score information: A4, 21 pages, 241 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Arranged for four voices, SATB. Includes a piano version of the original orchestra accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Blest pair of Sirens
Composer: Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Lyricist: John Milton, from "At a Solemn Musick"

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Orchestra

First published: 1887
Description: Dedicated to C. V. Stanford and the members of the Bach Choir. Described by Parry as an "Ode".

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Blest pair of Sirens.