5 Songs from the Chinese Poets, 2nd Series (Bantock, Granville)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, Ltd., 1919. Plate J.& W.C. 3813.
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General Information

Work Title Five Songs from the Chinese Poets, 2nd Series
Alternative. Title
Composer Bantock, Granville
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs
  1. The Tomb of Chao-Chun
  2. A Dream of Spring
  3. Desolation
  4. The Island of Pines
  5. The Pavillon of Abundant Joy
Text Incipit see below
  1. Death would have ravished her some hapless day
  2. Last night within my chamber's gloom
  3. There was a King of Liang
  4. Across the willow-lake a temple shines
  5. Red trees, green hills in the sunset
First Publication. 1919
Librettist Launcelot Cranmer-Byng (1872-1945), after Chinese poets
  1. Ch'ang Ch'ien (Jian Chang, fl.727)
  2. Ts'en Ts'an (Shen Cen, 715–770)
  3. Kao-Shih (Shi Gao, 707–765)
  4. Po Chu-I (Juyi Bai, 772–846)
  5. Ou-Yang Hsiu (Xiu Ouyang, 1007–1072)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice and Piano