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Book of music containing six songs composed by Horatia Gaisford, c.1830s

Mus. 305 c.14

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Music book containing six songs composed by Horatia Gaisford. The cover indicates that the pieces were composed and dedicated to the Polish nobleman, Prince Adam Czartoryski, and that this book was "Sold for the Benefit of the distressed Refugees in London". The publisher is T.Boosey & Co., 28 Holles St, Oxford St, London.

While the book is undated, Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, to whom the pieces are dedicated, lived in exile in London between 1831 and 1832. The pieces are titled as follows:

  1. The Wild Gazelle, poetry by Lord Byron
  2. The Song of Nourmahal from Lalla Rookh [poem by Thomas Moore]
  3. Nahe des Geliebten, words by Goethe
  4. Annot Lyle's Song from The Legend of Montrose [novel by Sir Walter Scott]
  5. When Last We Parted, words by Lord Byron
  6. The March to Siberia, words by Hon[oura]ble Mrs. Norton
  7. The March to Siberia, Harmonized for 3 voices, words by Hon[oura]ble Mrs. Norton


  • Creation: c.1830s


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

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Mus. 305 c.14

Biographical / Historical

Henrietta Horatia Maria Gaisford, née Feilding (1810-1851), was Talbot's half-sister. She married Thomas Gaisford (1816-1898) in 1850.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom