5 Quatrains from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Rogers, James Hotchkiss)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: O. Ditson, 1914. Plate 5-111-70226-15.
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Work Title 5 Quatrains from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Alternative. Title
Composer Rogers, James Hotchkiss
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs
  1. A book of Verses underneath the Bough
  2. The moving Finger writes
  3. Yet ah, that Spring should Vanish with the Rose
  4. For Some we Loved
  5. So when that Angel of the Darker Drink
First Publication. 1914 ?
Librettist Omar Khayyám (1048-1131), translated by Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883)
Language English
Dedication To my sister, Mrs. Henry T. Rogers, Denver
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voice, piano

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Attributed to "James H. Rogers" so not obviously by James Hotchkiss Rogers. May be by James Henderson Rogers (1852–1933) instead. However, his (Hotchkiss') son's name seems also to have been Henry (qv dedication and CWRU biography.) In this case may be particularly uncertain.