50 Modern English Songs (Various)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., n.d. Plate H. 10910.
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Works by Carey, Hughes, Scott, Weston & Head omitted due to copyright status.
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Work Title 50 Modern English Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Various
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 51 songs
  1. Stanford: The Fairy Lough, Op.77 No.2
    (Moira O’Neill, pseud. Agnes Shakespeare Higginson) (1864-1955)
  2. Quilter: Love’s Philosophy, Op.3 No.1 (Percy Bysshe Shelley) (1792-1822)
  3. Walthew: Eldorado (Edgar Allan Poe) (1809-1849)
  4. Somervell: Birds in the high hall Garden (Alfred Tennyson) (1809-1892)
  5. Vaughan Williams: Youth and Love (Robert Louis Stevenson) (1850-1894)
  6. Luard-Selby: A widow bird sat mourning (Percy Bysshe Shelley)
  7. Stanford: A Lullaby, Op.19 No.2 (Thomas Dekker) (ca. 1572-1632)
  8. German: Bird of Blue (Chrystabel, i.e. Florence G. Attenborough)
  9. Somervell: Come into the garden, Maud (Alfred Tennyson)
  10. Goodhart: The Bells of Clermont Town (Hilaire Belloc) (1870-1953)
  11. Stanford: Boat Song, Op.19 No.5 (Walter Herries Pollock) (1850-1926)
  12. Stanford: Cuttin’ Rushes, Op.77 No.3 (Moira O’Neill, pseud. Agnes Shakespeare Higginson)
  13. Walker: Corinna’s going a-maying (Robert Herrick) (1591-1674)
  14. White: Crabbed Age and Youth (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  15. Samuel: Diaphenia (Henry Constable) (1562-1613)
  16. Somervell: Dainty little Maiden (Alfred Tennyson)
  17. Samuel: The Fairy Boat (Annette Horey)
  18. Harty: Grace for Light (Moira O’Neill, pseud. Agnes Shakespeare Higginson)
  19. Gurney: I will go with my father a-ploughing
    (Seosamh Mac Cathmhaoil, i.e. Joseph Campbell) (1879-1944)
  20. Parry: A Hymn for Aviators (Mary C.D. Hamilton)
  21. Somervell: In Summertime on the Bredon (Alfred Edward Housman) (1859-1936)
  22. Stanford: Johneen, Op.77 No.4 (Moira O’Neill, pseud. Agnes Shakespeare Higginson)
  23. White: Ophelia’s Song (William Shakespeare)
  24. Maude: Magdalen (Henry Kingsley) (1830-1876)
  25. Clive Carey (1883-1968): Love on my Heart from Heaven Fell (Robert Bridges) (1844-1930)
  26. Samuel: Nanny (Thomas Percy) (1729-1811)
  27. Hughes: O Men from the Fields (Pádraic Colum) (1881-1972)
  28. Samuel: Oh my Swetynge (Anon.)
  29. Stanford: Ochone, when I used to be young! (George Henry Jessop} (d. 1915)
  30. Liddle: Since thou, o fondest (Robert Bridges)
  31. Somervell: Young love lies sleeping (Christina Rossetti) (1830-1894)
  32. Parry: A Spring Song, Op.21 No.2 (William Shakespeare)
  33. Lidgey: See where my love a-maying goes (Anon.)
  34. Lidgey: Sunny March (Norman Gale) (1862-1942)
  35. Stanford: The rain it raineth every day, Op.65 No.3 (William Shakespeare)
  36. Stanford: To the soul, Op.97 No.4 (Walt Whitman) (1819-1892)
  37. Quilter: The Night Piece, Op.8 No.4 (Robert Herrick)
  38. Quilter: The Maiden Blush, Op.8 No.2 (Robert Herrick)
  39. Somervell: The Lads in their hundreds (Alfred Edward Housman)
  40. Walthew: Mistress mine (William Shakespeare)
  41. Harty: The Ould Lad (Moira O’Neill, pseud. Agnes Shakespeare Higginson)
  42. Scott: Villanelle, Op.33 No.3 (Ernest Christopher Dowson) (1867-1900)
  43. Gurney: Carol of the Skiddaw Yowes (Edmond Casson) (1905-1947)
  44. Vaughan Williams: Whither must I wander? (Robert Louis Stevenson)
  45. Walthew: The Splendour falls (Alfred Tennyson)
  46. Stanford: There’s a bower of roses (Thomas Moore) (1779-1852)
  47. H. Burgess Weston: Row, Burnie, row (Walter Chalmers Smith) (1824-1908)
  48. Harty: Scythe Song (Riccardo Stephens)
  49. Fryer: The Virgin’s cradle-hymn, Op.20 No.1 (Arthur Charlton)
  50. Michael Head (1900-1976): A green cornfield (Christina Rossetti)
  51. Keel: Sigh no more, ladies (William Shakespeare)
Language English
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, piano