3 Songs, Op.15 (Gibbs, Cecil Armstrong)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Piano (Composer)

 2. Five Eyes
#285637 - 0.42MB, 6 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/31 - 339x

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Yoder (2013/6/22)

 3. A Song of Shadows
#175260 - 0.33MB, 6 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/31 - 493x

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Massenetique (2012/2/1)

Publisher Info.:

London: Winthrop Rogers Ltd., 1922. Plate W.R. 4084-4085.


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General Information

Work Title 3 Songs
Alternative Title
Composer Gibbs, Cecil Armstrong
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.15
Key 3. E major
Movements/Sections 3 songs
  1. The Little Green Orchard
  2. Five Eyes
  3. A Song of Shadows (given incorrectly? as The Song of Shadows. See below link.)
Year/Date of Composition 1917
First Performance 1918-5-8, Wigmore Hall, Gladys Moger
First Publication 1922
Librettist Walter De la Mare (1873-1956)
Language English
Dedication see below
  1. None?
  2. John Coates
  3. Mary Mitchell
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, Women's Chorus and Piano (no.1); Voice, Piano (No.2) ; Voice, String Quartet (no.3 also)
External Links Armstrong Gibbs Website

Misc. Comments

Op.15 No.1 is set for voice, SSAA chorus, piano and was originally Op.9 No.2. Op.15 No.2 originally Op.9 No.3, nos. 2 and 3 (originally Op.9 No.5) first performed 1918 (no.3 in a version for voice and piano). "Five Eyes" also set by the composer in a form published 1948 for TTBB a cappella (Recmusic.org does not say whether that setting is related to Op.15 No.2.) (Op.15 No.2 first appears for voice - variously high, low - and piano in Worldcat, later in arrangements-- however (see Gibbs website:

Originally published as part of 5 Dream Songs, Op.9 for soprano and string quartet.

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