An Album of 12 Hush-Songs (Needham, Alicia Adelaide)

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FredBred (2024/2/12)

Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co, 1897. Plate H.1785.
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Work Title An Album of Twelve Hush-Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Needham, Alicia Adelaide
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 songs:
  1. May sweet sleep woo you
  2. Little Blue Pigeon
  3. Wynken, Blynken and Nod
  4. The Fairy's Lullaby
  5. My Harp is on the Willow Tree
  6. The Firstborn
  7. Softly sleeps my Baby
  8. Toss a Brown Baby
  9. Husheen
  10. Coodlin' Doo
  11. Harvest Slumber Song
  12. My sweet Bairn
First Publication. 1897
Librettist see below
  1. George Sigerson (1836-1925)
  2. Eugene Field (1850-1895)
  3. Eugene Field (1850-1895)
  4. Eugene Field (1850-1895)
  5. Eugene Field (1850-1895)
  6. John Arthur Goodchild (1851-1914)
  7. Caris Brooke (18XX-19XX)
  8. Anonymous
  9. Francis Arthur Fahy (1854-1935), also translation into Irish
  10. Eugene Field (1850-1895)
  11. Anonymous (William Wilfred Campbell (1860-1918))
  12. Traditional Scotch (Old Scotch)
Language English, Irish, Scottish
Dedication My Mother
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

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I assume the last song is in Old Scots and not Scots Gaelic- there is a difference.