||A Short Carol - There was a Boy
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||John Short (1911-1991)
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||mixed chorus (SATB)
- "A Short Carol" by John Short was included in "The Oak and the Ash" issued by JM Dent in 1947. The publishers are The Orion Publishing Group. John Short died in 1991 and therefore this poem remains copyright until Jan 1st 2062.
The following letter has been received from The Orion Publishing Group
Dear Peter Dyson,
A Short Carol taken from THE OAK AND THE ASH by John Short
Due to lack of sufficient information in our records, we can neither grant nor refuse permission for you to include an extract from the above title on your page in the Petrucci Library under a Creative Commons 4 Licence.
Should you decided to include the material in your publication we would request that you acknowledge the title of the book, the author and The Orion Publishing Group as the
Publishers and include in your publication words to the effect that all your attempts at tracing the copyright holders of "A Short Carol taken from THE OAK AND THE ASH by John Short were unsuccessful.
With best wishes,
16th May 2016