A Song of Four Seasons (Foote, Arthur)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1898. Plate A.P.S. 7471, 4554.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.500dpi, color jpg files approx. 5500 by 7100 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. (#361901) This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. (#185348)
Plate 7471 for the high voice version is also the plate used for the high voice version of Foote's 3 Songs, Op.55 No.1. That plate number would have been used around 1907 suggesting a much later engraving than the 1898 first edition possibly for a collection of Foote's songs for high voice.
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General Information

Work Title A Song of Four Seasons
Alternative. Title
Composer Foote, Arthur
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAF 105
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Text Incipit When Spring comes laughing, by vale and hill
First Publication. 1898 – Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt
Librettist Austin Dobson (1840-1921)
Language English
Dedication Mrs. Kileski Bradbury
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano