I'll Bid My Heart Be Still

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"I'll Bid My Heart Be Still" is a traditional Border Air. It is a very poignant piece where the singer sighs -

"I'll bid my heart be still; And check each struggling sigh; and there's none e'er shall know My soul's cherished woe: When the first tears of sorrow are dry."

"They bid me cease to weep; for glory gilds his name; Ah, tis therefore I mourn, He can never return: To enjoy the bright noon of his fame."

"My cheek has lost its hue; My eye grows faint and dim; But 'this sweeter to dae in grief's gloomy shade: Than bloom for another than him."

Score ID
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Concert band / wind band

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