Breathe soft ye winds (Maria Hester Park)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-11-27).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Breathe soft ye winds
Composer: Maria Hester Park
Lyricist: Ambrose Phillipscreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicings: SSB, TTB and SSA
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1790

Description: There is nothing in the cleffing of this piece to indicate that Park expected performance by any other than the contemporary standard (all-male) forces. In deference to her gender, a transposed edition is provided to enable performance by female choirs.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Breathe soft, ye winds.