If I built a world for you (Lehmann, Liza)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co, 1904. Plate 4647.
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General Information

Work Title If I built a world for you
Alternative. Title Song
Composer Lehmann, Liza
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILL 15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 song
First Publication. 1904
Librettist Herbert Fordwych (ca.1874-1922)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information Published in C, E flat and F (major). Originally intended for Lehmann's first opera, Sergeant Brue (1904) but withdrawn and published separately.

Misc. Comments

The librettist's is a pseudonym (he also used the name Max Cardiff, the name under which his death was registered). He had three children (who took the name Fordwych) by an actress, Alice Boothby, before she married her first husband in 1923.