Hail, hail to Winter bold (Percy Eastman Fletcher)

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  • (Posted 2021-02-04)  CPDL #62673:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-02-04).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 102 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Hail, hail to Winter bold
Composer: Percy Eastman Fletcher
Lyricist: Hester Maria Hawkins

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: SA
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1903 Novello's School Songs no.328
Description:  From the cantata, The old year's vision.

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Original text and translations

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Hail, hail to Winter bold,
For a mighty King is he;
He rides the blast of the biting wind,
And reigns on land and sea.
His icy breath is the kiss of death,
Alike to friend and foe;
His courtly train is swelled by twain,
Fierce Frost and gentle Snow.