Foster: Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming (1855)

• SATB quartet, a cappella. [English] 2½′

Edited by Dean Crocker, 2012

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Copyright © 1855 by Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York; Copyright © 1893 by Mrs. Matthew D. Wilby and Mrs. Marion Foster Walsh.

Stephen Collins Foster , 1826/07/04 (Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania‒1864/01/13 (New York). Chiefly self-taught as a composer and flageolet-player, Foster enjoyed enormous vogue as a composer and author of genuine American folk song. He died in poverty in the Bowery.

Come where my love lies dreaming,
Dreaming the happy hours away,
In visions bright redeeming
The fleeting joys of day…

—Stephen Collins Foster (1826‒1864)

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