Peace is the song (William Croft)

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  • (Posted 2013-04-26)  CPDL #28897:         
Editor: Bart Horeman (submitted 2013-04-26).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 119 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Peace is the Song
Composer: William Croft

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicings: AB or TB
Genre: SecularOde

Language: English
Instruments: Orchestra

First published: 1713
Description: Duet from the Ode for the Peace of Utrecht

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Original text and translations

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Peace is the Song,
in Peace our Airs conspire.

Let all harsh Notes and jarring discord cease,
and sure no Theme can better fit the Lyre:

the Soul of Musick is the Soul of Peace.