To Music (George Dyson)

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  • CPDL #02041:       
Editor: Stuart McIntosh (submitted 2001-02-01).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 265 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: To Music
Composer: George Dyson
Lyricist: Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1920

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Charm me asleep, and melt me so
With thy delicious numbers,
That, being ravish’d, hence I go
Away in easy slumbers.

Ease my sick head,
And make my bed,
Thou power that canst sever
From me this ill,
And quickly still,
Though thou not kill
My fever.