My love is gone to sea

Song TitleMy love is gone to sea (Search)
Composer(s):Francis Hopkinson
Author(s):Francis Hopkinson
Keyword(s) & Features: Absence; Anxious; Blushing; Brides; Clouds; Flying; Gone; Hearts; Hopeless; Jemmy; Lightning; Lost; Love; Lovers; Mourning; Restless; Returning; Seas; Ships; Shores; Sky; Sleepless; Storms; Swearing; Tears; Thoughts; Thunder; Vows; Waves; Absent love; Anxiety; Composer is poet; Hopelessness; Lost love; Restlessness; Sadness; Sailing; True love; Young love
First LineMy love is gone to sea (Search)
Year of composition 1788 (Search) Before
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Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Range: D4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
Dedicated ToGeorge Washington (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsComposer/poet was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and designed the first official American flag, continental paper currency, and U.S. coin (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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