12 Songs, 1st Set (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)



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Cypressdome (2012/3/3)

Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.(ca.1892). Plate 7797–7808.
Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, grayscale jpg files approx. 2120 by 3300 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. The plate numbers may be those of Joseph Williams.
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Work Title 12 Songs, 1st Set
Alternative. Title
Composer Cowen, Frederic Hymen
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 songs
  1. The Remembrance
  2. Snow-Flakes
  3. A Song of Morning
  4. Sweet Evenings come and go, Love
  5. Far Away
  6. Is my Lover on the Sea?
  7. Evening Star
  8. Night-Fall
  9. He and She
  10. Love Me if I Live
  11. The First Farewell
  12. Thoughts at Sunrise
First Publication. 1892 – London: Joseph Williams
Librettist see below
1 & 2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
3. Sarah Doudney (1841–1926)
4. George Eliot (1819–1880)
5, 6, 7, & 10. Barry Cornwall pseudonym of Bryan Waller Procter (1787–1874)
8. George John Whyte-Melville (1821–1878)
9. Christina Rossetti (1830–1894)
11 & 12. Owen Meredith pseudonym of Robert Bulwer-Lytton (1831–1891)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano