Come gentle zephyr (William Horsley)

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  • (Posted 2021-04-12)  CPDL #64032:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-04-12).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 124 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: ATTB edition, in E
Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
  • (Posted 2010-07-03)  CPDL #21751:     
Editor: F. L. Dunkin Wedd (submitted 2010-06-08).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 120 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATB edition, in F.

General Information

Title: Come gentle zephyr
Composer: William Horsley

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or ATTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1864 The Musical Times no.260

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Original text and translations

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Come, gentle zephyr, lend thy aid,
Forsake yon gliding spring,
To seek my lovely weeping maid;
Oh! wave thy swiftest wing.

And when you find the blooming fair,
Oh tell her what I feel;
In plaintive murmurs to her ear,
My sighs, my vows reveal.