When shall we three meet again? (William Benson Earle)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-09-12).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 100 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: When shall we three meet again?
Composer: William Benson Earle
Lyricist: William Shakespeare
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1780 Eight glees
Description: Setting of the Witches' Chorus from Macbeth

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Original text and translations

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When shall we three meet again?
In thunder, lightning or in rain?
When the hurly-burly's done,
When the battle's lost and won.
That will be e'er set of sun.
Where's the place? Upon the heath,
There we'll go to meet with Macbeth.