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{{Instruments|Keyboard reduction or a cappella}}
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{{Pub|1|1875|in ''[[Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 12]]''|no=334}}
{{Pub|2|1875|in ''[[Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 12]]''|no=334}}
'''Description:''' Translated from a German folk song.
'''Description:''' Translated from a German folk song. ''6 Lieder für gemischten Chor'' Op.24, no.1.
'''External websites:'''
'''External websites:'''

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  • (Posted 2019-12-28)  CPDL #56432:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2019-12-28).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 84 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Already snow has fallen
Composer: Robert Franz
Lyricist: John Troutbeck

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

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard reduction or a cappella

First published: 1856
  2nd published: 1875 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 12, no. 334

Description: Translated from a German folk song. 6 Lieder für gemischten Chor Op.24, no.1.

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Original text and translations

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Already snow has fallen,
Though winter is not come;
No farther can I travel,
The way that leads me home.
Alas! my home is roofless,
Decayed and quite grown old,
Nor door nor window remaining,
Its chambers dark and cold.
Ah! love, on me take pity,
For I am full of woe;
Enfold me within thine arms, love,
And bid chill winter go.