Songs of the Four Nations (Somervell, Arthur)

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Arranger Arthur Somervell
Publisher. Info. London: J.B. Cramer, n.d.[1892]. Plate 12022.
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Arranger Arthur Somervell
Publisher. Info. London: J.B. Cramer, n.d.[1892]. Plate 10527.
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Work Title Songs of the Four Nations (Various)
Alternative. Title A Collection of Fifty National Airs
A collection of old songs of the people of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, for the most part never before published with complete words and accs.
Composer Somervell, Arthur
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 50 songs

English Airs:

  1. 1. Ye Mariners of England. Tune Author : Dr. Calcott (English words by Thomas Campbell)
  2. 2. Thou wilt not go and leave me here (Unknown)
  3. 3. When the King enjoys his own again (Harold Boulton)
  4. 4. Cupid's Garden (Unknown)
  5. 5. My Lodging it is on the cold ground (Unknown)
  6. 6. Old Towler (Unknown)
  7. 7. Floodes of Tears (Unknown)
  8. 8. Pretty Polly Oliver (Harold Boulton)
  9. 9. The Three Ravens (Unknown)
  10. 10. The Happy Clown (Harold Boulton)

Cornish Airs

  1. 11. Where be going (Unknown)

Scottish Airs

  1. 12. Doune in yon banks (Harold Boulton)
  2. 13.Here's to Thy Health. Tune : Laggan Burn (Words : Robert Burns)
  3. 14. Oh! She's Bonnie! Gently blaw ye Eastern breezes (Unknown)
  4. 15. Blink over the Burn (Robert Allan)
  5. 16. Scots Wha Hah. Hey Tuttie Taitie (Robert Burns)
  6. 17. Mary Jamieson (Unknown)
  7. 18. Twine the Plaiden (Unknown)
  8. 19. Will ye no come back again ? (Lady Nairne)
  9. 20. In yon garden (Unknown)
  10. 21. Were na my heart licht (Lady Grisell Baillie)

Highland Airs

  1. 22. The Isle of the Heather. (Gaelic : M. Macleod. English translation : Harold Boulton)
  2. 23. The Mackintosh's Lament (Gaelic : Unknown. English translation : Harold Boulton)
  3. 24. The Opening of the Key (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  4. 25. The Slender Boy (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  5. 26. All through the Night (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  6. 27. The Dimpled Cheek (English : Unknown. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  7. 28. By the Water of Babylon (English : Psalm cxxxvii adapted by Arther Somervell. Welsh paraphrase : G.M. Probert)
  8. 29. Gwenllian (Welsh : Nicholas Bennett. English translation : Harold Boulton)
  9. 30. Jenny's Mantle (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  10. 31. Gwilym and Ellen (English : Unknown. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  11. 32. The Woodbunch (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  12. 33. The Melody of May (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)
  13. 34. The Dream of Little Rhys (Welsh : Rev. Owen Davies (Eos Llechyd). English translation : Harold Boulton)
  14. 35. The Ash Grove (English : Harold Boulton. Welsh simile : G.M. Probert)

Manx Airs

  1. 36. Myle Charaine (Manx : Unknown. English adaptation : Harold Boulton)

Irish Airs

  1. 37. When in Death. The Bard's Legacy (English : Thomas Moore. Irish translation : Archbishop MacHale)
  2. 38. The Gentle Maiden (English : Harold Boulton. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  3. 39. Kitty Magee (English : F.A.Fahy)
  4. 40. Shule Agra (English : A.P.Graves. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  5. 41. The Castle of Dromore. My Wife is Sick (English : Harold Boulton. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  6. 42. The Snowy-breasted Pearl (Irish : Unknown. English : Dr. Petrie)
  7. 43. The Wild Hills of Clare. Lament of William McPeter (English : F.A.Fahy. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  8. 44. Little Mary Cassidy. The little Stack of Barley (English : F.A.Fahy)
  9. 45. Gaol of Clonmel (English : F.A.Fahy. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  10. 46. Drimin Dhu (English : F.A.Fahy. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  11. 47. Barney Brallaghan (English : A.P.Graves)
  12. 48. The Tree in the Wood (English : Harold Boulton. Irish translation : Dr. Douglas Hyde)
  13. 49. Kathleen ni Hoolhaun (Irish : William Heffernan. English adaptation : F.A.Fahy)
  14. 50 The Yellow Boreen (Irish : Unknown. English translation : Dr. Petrie)
First Publication. 1892
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano (arranged)
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The whole collection with Arthur Somervell's piano accompaniments can be found at: https://archive.org/details/songsoffournatio00boul