Let us, my Lesbia, live and love (John Stafford Smith)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-10-04). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 140 kB Copyright: CC BY SA
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- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2011-08-19). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 41 kB Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Let us, my Lesbia, live and love
Composer: John Stafford Smith
Number of voices: 3vv Voicing: ATB
Genre: Secular, Glee
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1781 in Warren's eighteenth collection of glees, etc
Description: 3 part glee for ATB to an anonymous poem translated from Catullus.
Original text and translations
Let us, my Lesbia live and love,
Translation in verse by Cristóbal de Castillejo (1495-1550)
The original poem from which the above translation derives.