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Songs, vocal duets and trios, mostly with piano accompeniment, 1906-1911, n.d.

MS. Mus. c. 600

  • Request
  1. (fols. 1-3) Pack, clouds, away! For voice and piano. Words by Thomas Heywood. Dated at end, 'October 1906';
  2. (fols. 4-9v) In the merry month of May. For SBar and piano. 'Pastoral by Nicholas Breton'. Dated at end, 'Oxford, May 11, 1907';
  3. (fols. 10-13) It was a lover and his lass. 'Song from "As you like it", Act V Scene iii by Shakespeare. Composed expressly for and dedicated to Mistress Anne Elizabeth Gerrans of Oxford'. For voice and piano. Dated at end, 'Oxford, April 8, 1908';
  4. (fols. 14-17) O mistress mine. 'Clown's song from "Twelth Night", Act II Sc. iii by Shakespeare'. For voice and piano. Dated at end, 'Oxford, April 24, 1908';
  5. (fols. 18-21) At nightfall. Words by 'D.M.C. from the "Academy" of Dec. 15, 1906'. For voice and piano. 2 copies, the 1st inscribed at the end, 'Composed for and inscribed to Miss Katharine Schwerer ... August 1908', the 2nd dated at end, 'April 1, 1911';
  6. (fol. 22) Flowers in the valley. Folk song, arr. for voice and piano. Dated at end, 'June 18, 1909';
  7. (fols. 23-24v) Come, shepherd swains. 'Duet for two treble voices [unaccompanied]'. Dated at end, 'Kidlington, May 20, 1910'.
  8. (fol. 25) Strawberry Fair. Folk song, arr. for voice and piano. Dated at end, 'Kidlington, Oct. 1910'. On fol. 25v is an abandoned draft of part of 'Two shepherds we' (see item 10 below);
  9. (fols. 26-28v) A 'wake-up' song ('Sun's up! Winds up! Wake up, dearies!'). For SS and piano. Words by C.G.D. Roberts. Dated at end, 'November 13, 1910';
  10. (fols. 29-36) Two shepherds we. For SA and piano. Words by Dorothea Townshend. Dated at end, 'Kidlington, January 8, 1911'. With a separate part for the voices, dated at end, 'Kidlington, January 10, 1911', and two separate introductions in place of the one in the score;
  11. (fols. 37-38) Barbara Allen. Folk song, arr. for voice and piano. Dated at end, 'Kidlington, May 21, 1911';
  12. (fols. 39-41v) 'By a fountain' and 'Sister, awake'. 2 trios for SSA unaccompanied. Separate voice parts;
  13. (fols. 42-43v) Gay Robin is heard no more. For voice and piano. Words by Robert Bridges. In the hand of a copyist;
  14. (fols. 44-45) Say dainty dames. For SS unaccompanied.
  15. (fols. 46-48) Waken, lords and ladies gay. For SSA and piano. Words by Sir Walter Scott. Score with vocal parts only. On the versos of fols. 46-49 is an incomplete crossed-out draft, including the piano part. A version for SS and piano was published, Oxford [1908].


  • 1906-1911, n.d.


49 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. c. 600

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