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Geoffrey Bush: 'Five songs. Words by Fletcher, Constable, Peel, Anon. (Dowland?)'

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MS. Mus. c. 659

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Five songs for high voice and piano by Geoffrey Bush composed in 1944. Words by Fletcher, Constable, Peel and Anon. (Dowland?). Copyist's score in ink, with some additional markings in another hand, i + 14 + i pages. Published as 'Five spring songs' by Novello and Co. in 1953.

i Diaphenia like the daffadown dilly;

ii Lay a garland on my hearse;

iii What thing is love, I pray thee tell;

iv Weep you no more, sad fountains;

v Now the lusty spring is seen.

Dates

  • [c 1950?]

Extent

16 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 659

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16034

Abstract

Five songs by Geoffrey Bush, [c 1950?].

Biographical / Historical

Geoffrey Bush (1920-98) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Travis & Emery, 2011.

Dimensions

Folio
Title
Five songs by Geoffrey Bush
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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