This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
|First Publication||1927, London: Patterson's Publications|
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|Work Title||Three Nonsense Songs|
|First Publication.||1927, London: Patterson's Publications|
|Librettist||Edward Lear (1812-1888)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
The oldest edition of this on WorldCat is from 1927, "Originally scored for voice, strings, and winds; acc. reduced for piano." Diack's arrangement of "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat" for female chorus and piano was published in 1942, and his arrangement of the same song for unison chorus was published in 1949.