6 Choral Folksongs, Op.36 (Holst, Gustav)




I Love My Love (No.5)

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Performers Great Rivers Choral Society / Nancy Welch
Publisher Info. Godfrey, IL: Great Rivers Choral Socety
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Publisher. Info. London: Curwen, 1917. Plates 61083-61088.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Choral Folksongs
Alternative. Title
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.136 ; Op.36b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 4
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs:
  1. I Sowed the Seeds of Love. Allegretto (A minor)
  2. There Was a Tree. Allegretto (G major)
  3. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Poco adagio (A minor)
  4. The Song of the Blacksmith. Moderato e maestoso (A dorian)
  5. I Love My Love. Andante (F minor)
  6. Swansea Town. Allegro moderato (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916
First Publication. 1917
Librettist Traditional, coll. George Barnet Gardiner (1852-1910)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation SATB chorus
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