The Shower, Op. 71, No. 1 (Edward Elgar)

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  • (Posted 2023-10-12)  CPDL #76275:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2023-10-12).   Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 669 kB   Copyright: Personal
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  • (Posted 2014-06-30)  CPDL #32368:       
Editor: Peter Rottländer (submitted 2014-06-30).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 100 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2008-01-24)  CPDL #15833:   
Editor: Robin Doveton (submitted 2008-01-24).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 156 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2007-02-21)  CPDL #13628:        (Sibelius 4)
Editor: Robert Nottingham (submitted 2007-02-21).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 70 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: The Shower, Op. 71, No. 1
Composer: Edward Elgar
Lyricist: Henry Vaughan (1622-1695)

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1914 Novello and Co.

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  • Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.

Original text and translations

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Cloud, if as thou dost melt, and with thy train
Of drops make soft the Earth, my eyes could weep
O'er my hard heart, that's bound up and asleep;
Perhaps at last,
Some such showers past,
My God would give a sunshine after rain.