Breton Folk-Songs (Lehmann, Liza)

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Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., 1909. Plate 24118.
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General Information

Work Title Breton Folk-Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Lehmann, Liza
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 songs
  1. Sir Fanch and the Fairy (quartet for sop, con, bass)
  2. I dreamt my love was singing (solo for contralto)
  3. The Ruby Necklace (solo for tenor)
  4. The Nightingale (trio for sop, ten, bass)
  5. No candle was there and no fire (solo for contralto)
  6. The Spinning-Wheel (quartet for sop, con, ten, bass)
  7. L'Ankou (The Death Cart) (solo for soprano)
  8. King Gralon's Daughter (solo for bass)
  9. St. Peter's Night (quartet for sop, con, ten, bass)
First Publication. 1909 – London: Chappell & Co.
Librettist Frances Marion Gostling ("The lyrics written and partly founded on the original Breton legends")
Language English
Dedication To my "American Cousins" on the occasion of my first visit to their friendly shores
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, piano (see below)

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This is not tagged for the breton language, since the text is not the original; Ms. Gostling seems to have altered the originals.