Isle of beauty (Thomas Bayley)

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  • (Posted 2004-02-27)  CPDL #06798:  Network.png
Editor: Marco Gallo (submitted 2004-02-27).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 44 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Isle of Beauty
Composer: Thomas Bayley
Lyricist: Thomas Haynes Bayly

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: unison
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

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Original text and translations

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Shades of ev'ning, fall not o'er us,
Leave our lonely bark awhile,
Morn, alas, will not restore us
Yonder dim and distant Isle.
Still my fancy can discover
Sunny spots where friends may dwell;
Darker shadows round us hover;
Isle of Beauty, fare thee well.