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Solo songs with piano, 1886-1900

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MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 125-194

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iii (fol. 125r,v) 'S'il est un charmant gazon'. Words by Victor Hugo. Dated at end Oct. 29 1886;

jjj (fol. 126r,v) 'Music, when soft voices die'. Words by P.B. Shelley. Dated 31.1.[18]88. [For another setting see (cccc), fol. 170 below];

kkk (fols. 127-128v) 'Im wunderschönen Monat Mai'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end April 22 1888. [For another setting see (qqq), fol. 138 below];

lll (fols. 129-130) 'Im Walde wandl' ich, und weine'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end Apr. 24 1888;

mmm (fol. 131) 'Leise zieht durch mein Gemüth'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end April 29 1888;

nnn (fols. 132-133) 'Die Lotosblume ängstigt'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end 29.4.[18]88;

ooo (fols. 134-135v) 'Dass du mich liebst, das wusst' ich'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end April 30, 1888;

ppp (fols. 136-137) 'Die Rose, die Liebe, die Taube, die Sonne'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end in pencil, Apr. [18]88;

qqq (fol. 138r,v) 'Im wunderschönen Monat Mai'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end 14 July 1888. [For another setting see (lll) (fols. 127-8v) above];

rrr (fols. 139-140) 'Und wüssten's die Blumen, die Kleinen'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end Aug. 1 [18]88;

sss (fol. 141) 'Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam' Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end Nov. 1 1888. [For a duet setting see (ggg), fol. 118 above];

ttt (fol. 142) 'Morgens steh' ich auf und frage'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated at end Nov. 25 1888;

uuu (fols. 143-144) 'Schliesse mir die Augen beide. (The gentle touch)'. Words by Theodor Storm. German words with English translation by John Troutbeck. Dated 22.12.[18]88;

vvv (fols. 145-146) 'Es stehen unbeweglich'. Words by Heinrich Heine. Dated in pencil, 1888;

www (fols. 147-149v) 'Frühling ist da!'. Words anon. Dated at end in pencil, April [18]89 (but crossed out);

xxx (fols. 151-153) 'Mütterlein, sprich!' Words anon. Dated in pencil, April 1889;

yyy (fols. 155-156) 'Apparitions. (Such a starred bank of moss)'. Words by Robert Browning. Dated Aug. 6 1889;

zzz (fols. 157-159v) 'Anacreontic Ode, "I pray thee by the Gods above"'. Words by Thomas Moore. Dated at end Nov. 12 1889;

aaaa (fols. 161-163v) 'Where the bee sucks'. Words by William Shakespeare. Dated at end in pencil, Dec. [18]89;

bbbb (fols. 164-168v) 'Geheimniss (Ich flüsterte leis' in den einsamen Bach)'. Words by Richard Pohl. Dated in pencil, Dec. 1889;

cccc (fol. 170) 'Music, when soft voices die'. Words by P.B. Shelley. Dated 13.1.[18]90. For a different setting see (kkk) (fol. 126);

dddd (fols. 171-172v) 'Home thoughts from abroad'. Words by Robert Browning. Dated at end in pencil, Jan. [18]90;

eeee (fols. 173-175v) 'Botschaft'. Words by Georg Friedrich Daumer after Hafis. Dated at end in pencil, Jan. 1891;

ffff (fols. 177-178) 'Lo here the gentle lark. Solo setting, Eb'. Words by William Shakespeare. Dated at end Nov. 19 [18]91;

gggg (fols. 179-180v) 'Hättest Liebe du gefunden'. Words anon. Dated 18.4.[18]92;

hhhh (fols. 181-182) 'Le tsigane dans la lune. Paroles par Jean Labor'. Dated le 25 mai 1894. Inscribed 'to Miss Boyd';

iiii (fol. 183r,v) 'Blow, blow, blow. A message'. Words by G.H.F. Cookson. Dated Dec. 31 [18]94;

jjjj (fol. 184r,v) 'Why so pale and wan, fond lover?' Words by Sir John Suckling. Dated Nov. 20 1895;

kkkk (fol. 185r,v) 'Oh Sonnenhöhe des Glücks'. Words by Olga von Gerstfeldt. Dated Nov. 1898;

llll (fol. 186r,v) 'Ich seh' im Himmel einen Regenbogen'. Words by Olga von Gerstfeldt. Dated Nov. 1898;

mmmm (fol. 187r,v) 'Knospe im Reif. Words by Olga von Gerstfeldt. Dated Nov. 1898;

nnnn (fols. 188-190v) 'Dream land'. Words by Christina Rossetti. Published as no. 1 of Six songs, op. 12, Oxford: Sydney Acott, Harris & Co., [1900]);

oooo (fols. 191-192) 'Wenn einstmals mir das Alter naht'. Words by Olga von Gerstfeldt. Published as no. 2 of Six songs, op. 12;

pppp (fols. 193-194) 'Newport School song'. Begins: Nun pueri Heia!. Dated Nov. 2 1900. Score in ink, with printed words on a separate slip (fol. 193) with (printed) heading 'A suggestion for a school song'.

Dates

  • 1886-1900

Extent

70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Mus. b. 115, fols. 125-194

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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