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Solo songs with piano (continued), 1902-1937

MS. Mus. b. 116, fols. 1-26

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a (fols. 1-6v) 'The wind on the wold'. Words by W.E. Henley. Dated Sept. 3 1902. 2 copies. Published, London: Novello, 1951. [See also MS. Mus. c. 93], fols. 1-2;

b (fols. 7-14) 'Three war songs. The words from Tennyson's "The princess"'. No. 1: Thy voice is heard thro' rolling drums; no. 2: Home they brought her warrior dead; no. 3: Our enemies have fallen. Dated Sept. 1902. [See also MS. Mus. c. 93, fol. 3];

c (fol. 15r,v) 'Camelle fair tripped o'er the plain'. Words 'from an Elizabethan songbook'. Dated Oct. 23 1902;

d (fol. 16r,v) 'The shepherd's consort. Words from an Elizabethan songbook'. Dated Nov. 2 1903. A different setting from that for SATB published as no. 1 of Five songs, words from 'England's Helicon';

e (fols. 17-19v) 'Stars of the summer night'. Words by Longfellow. Copyist's score, marked in pencil 'pub. by Willcocks & Co', but publication not traced;

f (fols. 21-22) 'Bluebells from the clearings'. Arrangement for piano solo of the song with words by W.E. Henley. Copyist's score with vocal line shown in red ink. Original song published, London: Elkin, 1904;

g (fol. 23) 'To Althea from prison'. Begins: When love with unconfined wings. Words by Richard Lovelace. Dated at end Dec. 20 1909. 'For the album of the 25th anniversary of the Lovelace Club of Worcester Coll[ege].';

h (fol. 24r,v) 'Sweet obscurity'. For unison voices and piano. Words by Robert Greene. Dated at end 25 August 1923. With note to engraver in red ink, and engraver's markings in crayon. Published as op. 36 no. 1, London: Oxford University Press, 1924;

i (fol. 25) Henry Purcell: 'Muses, bring your roses hither. Song from "An elegy on the death of Mr. John Playford". Words by Nahum Tate'. [Part of Z. 464]. Edited by Ernest Walker. Published, London: Oxford University Press, 1927;

j (fol. 26) 'Es lächelt der See'. Words by Friedrich Schiller. Dated May 22 1937. [See also MS. Mus. c. 514, fol. 13].


  • 1902-1937


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Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. b. 116, fols. 1-26

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom