Leanin' (Bennett, Thomas Case Sterndale)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Colin Brockie
Ross Duncan Boyle (2020/10/21)

Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Hawkes, No.B.H: 11930, 1926.
Misc. Notes With many thanks to the North East of Scotland Music School (NESMS)
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General Information

Work Title Leanin'
Alternative. Title
Composer Bennett, Thomas Case Sterndale
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITB 5
Key F major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
First Performance. 1926
First Publication. 1926
Librettist Hugh E. Wright (1879-1940)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information Probably Bennett's most famous song. The subject concerns about a farmer and his life resting on a pole.