Sleep now (Jens Klimek)

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  • (Posted 2022-04-03)  CPDL #68725:       
Editor: Jens Klimek (submitted 2022-04-03).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 73 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
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General Information

Title: Sleep now
Composer: Jens Klimek
Lyricist: James Joyce
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSA
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: English
Instruments: Unknown

First published: 2022

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Original text and translations

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Sleep now, O sleep now,
O you unquiet heart!
A voice crying "Sleep now"

Is heard in my heart.
The voice of the winter
Is heard at the door.
O sleep, for the winter
Is crying "Sleep no more."

My kiss will give peace now
And quiet to your heart -- -
Sleep on in peace now,
O you unquiet heart!