Beginning the World (Baker, Thomas)

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Publisher. Info. Bleak House Ballads No. 1
New York: Horace Waters, 1853.
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Work Title Beginning the World
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Composer Baker, Thomas
Key A-flat major
First Publication. 1853
Librettist Fitz-James O'Brien (1828–1862)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

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Publication noted in the New York Weekly Review, Vol. 5, pg. 47 (1854)

Title page features a quote:

"And with a parting sob, he began the world
"Not this world—Oh not this! The world that sets
"this right. -- "Bleak House"