Although soft sleep (Richard John Samuel Stevens)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2008-01-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
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: Although soft sleep
Composer: Richard John Samuel Stevens
Lyricist: Thomas Warton (original Latin epigram, translator unknown)

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1789
Description: Submitted by Stevens as candidate for the Catch Club's gold medal in 1789.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Although soft sleep.