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Sonnet for cor anglais, harpsichord and cello

By Joseph Dillon Ford

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Harpsichord, English Horn, Cello - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Joseph Dillon Ford. 20th Century, Baroque Period, Neo-Classical. Score, Set of Parts. 15 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.428665).

Item Number: S0.428665

A work in 17th century style based on the song "Sonnet" (also available on this site)

The pdf contains score and parts
The sound sample is an electronic preview.

The words of the original song are:
Señor, I must believe that some years hence
When Time thine orbs hath dimmed and passions pale,
Love shall at last accord due recompense
To one who in His service shall ne'er fail.
For though there be no no no duty more austere
Than championning the lily not the rose,
The former like a bright star shall shine clear
When dark-hued petals deep in dusk repose.
Certs, of a sunlit day fair gloweth that flow'r
Whose crimson doth thy lips incarnadine,
But when the night descendeth in thy descendeth in thy bower,
'Tis to the lily thy view will incline.
 Fade not, then, with thy red rose in the gloom,
But on this chaste stalk e'er in radiance bloom.

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