While Delia sleeps (Richard Langdon)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-03-01).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 87 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: While Delia sleeps
Composer: Richard Langdon
Lyricist: Anon, probably the composercreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1780 Twelve glees, Op. 6

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Original text and translations

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While Delia sleeps with pleasing themes,
May love inspire her peaceful dreams
And whisper how I'm blest.
May yonder stream more silent flow
And ev'ry Zephyr gentler blow
To soothe my fair to rest.