Song of the pedlar (Charles L. Williams)
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- Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2022-11-30). Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 106 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: version for SSA chorus and Piano by the composer.
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2022-05-25). Score information: A4, 9 pages, 205 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: ATBB version. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-10-21). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 187 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: SATB version. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.
Title: Song of the pedlar
Composer: Charles L. Williams
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 4vv Voicings: SATB or ATBB
Genre: Secular, Glee
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1890 THe Orpheus (New series) no.224
2nd published: 1906 Novello's Part-Song Book no.1006
Original text and translations
Will you buy any tape,
Or lace for your cape,
My dainty duck, my dear-a?
Will you buy any thread.
Any toys for your head
Of the new'st and finest wear-a?
Come to the pedlar;
Money's but a medler,
That doth utter all men's ware.
Fa la la la la.