I know a bank (Charles Edward Horn)

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  • (Posted 2021-10-17)  CPDL #66237:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-10-17).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 195 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: I know a bank
Composer: Charles Edward Horn
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SS
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1891 Novello's Two-Part Songs for Female Voices no.62
Description: From A midsummer night's dream.

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Original text and translations

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I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
There sleeps the fairy Queen.
There sleeps sometimes of the night,
Lulled in the flowers with dances and delight.