Come, let us a-maying go (Luffman Atterbury)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-04-22).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 69 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Come, let us a-maying go
Composer: Luffman Atterbury
Lyricist: Anon, probably the composercreate page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: Unknown

First published: 1798
Description: Atterbury's setting of a set of lyrics borrowed from a round by John Hilton (d. 1657). This piece was in the repertoire of the Bath Harmonic Society, c.1799.

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Original text and translations

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Come, let us a-maying go,
And lightly trip it to and fro.
The bells shall ring and the cuckoo sing,
And the fife shall play, the drum shall beat,
And so we'll pass our time away.