Sweet is the soft, the sunny breeze (Samuel Webbe)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2007-12-28).   Score information: A4, 3 pages   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Sweet is the soft, the sunny breeze
Composer: Samuel Webbe

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Thomas Warren published thirty-two collections of catches, glees, etc. for the Catch Club in a thirty year period in the second half of the eighteenth century. This item is taken from the twenty-seventh such collection.

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Original text and translations

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Sweet is the soft, the sunny breeze
That fans the golden orange grove;
But oh! how sweeter far than these
The kisses are of her I love.