Evening (George J. Bennett)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-21)  CPDL #75597:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-09-21).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 389 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Evening
Composer: George John Bennett
Lyricist: Edward Oxenford
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1890 Novello, Ewer, and Co.

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Original text and translations

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As woven shades of evening fall,
    And stars out-peep above,
’Tis sweet to hear the vesper bells
    Resound o’er hill and grove;
They seem to charm from out the heart
    The cares that fill the day,
To comfort all the sorrowful,
    And troubles clear away.