wake to

wake (up) to something

 and waken to something
to awaken and face something, such as a problem, sunlight, music, noise, etc. I love to wake up to soft music. We woke to the smell of freshly brewed coffee.
See also: wake
References in periodicals archive ?
As a consequence, the reader will find no attempts in A Guide through Finnegans Wake to analyze the poetic potential of Joyce's wordplay; and among "three score and ten topsycal readings" (Penguin ed.
McMahon expects the reactions to McLuhan's Wake to be as varied as they were to the man himself.
The Ducks believe they will play with a lot more confidence after getting past Montana and that could make it harder for Wake to slow them down.