Attend, ye sons of mirth (Samuel Webbe)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-01-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 78 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Attend, ye sons of mirth
Composer: Samuel Webbe

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: This glee was published in Warren's sixth collection of glees printed for the noblemen and gentlemen of the Catch Club.

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Original text and translations

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Attend, ye sons of mirth,
Come let us drink and sing;
To Bacchus and Apollo
Now your off'rings bring.
Jolly Bacchus does invite us,
Mirth and humour do unite us;
Joyful songs will merry make us,
Melancholy will forsake us.