Birds are singing (George Alexander Osborne)

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  • (Posted 2023-11-22)  CPDL #77531:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-11-22).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 427 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Birds are singing
Composer: George Alexander Osborne
Lyricist: Robert West Taylor
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1862 Chappell & Co.
Description: Six Four-part Songs, No. 2

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Original text and translations

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Birds are singing,
Tral la, tral la,
Fond thoughts bringing,
Tral la la.

The balmy breeze is softly playing
Round every beauteous thing that grows.
And seems as if fond words ’twere saying
Or whispering of soft repose.