Sheet Music: The Pilgrim of Love

TitleThe Pilgrim of Love
ComposerHenry Bishop (1786–1855)
InstrumentationFlute duet
KeyD major
RangeC#4–B5
Time signature4/4
Tempo88 BPM
Performance time1:10
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2021-07-27
Last updated2021-07-27
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Tuesday 27 July 2021

Tune of the Day: The Pilgrim of Love

arranged for two flutes

This was originally a song by English composer, conductor and arranger Sir Henry Bishop.

A hermit who dwells in these solitudes cross'd me,
As wayworn and faint up the mountain I press'd;
The aged man paus'd on his staff to accost me,
And proffer'd his cell as the mansion of rest.
Ah! nay, courteous father, right onward I rove,
No rest but the grave, for the Pilgrim of Love!

The present arrangement for two flutes is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in Philadelphia in 1833.