My beloved is milk and wine (John Hetland)

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  • (Posted 2021-01-30)  CPDL #62591:     
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2021-01-30).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: My beloved is milk and wine
Composer: John Hetland

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SacredCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

Composed: 1996
Description: Song of Songs 5:10-12, Bloch & Bloch translation

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

My beloved is milk and wine,
he towers above ten thousand.

His head is burnished gold,
the mane of his hair
black as the raven.

His eyes like doves
by the rivers
of milk and plenty.