Songs Sacred and Profane (Ireland, John)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co. Ltd., No.11202, 1934. Plate S & Co. 6016.
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General Information

Work Title Songs Sacred and Profane
Alternative. Title
Composer Ireland, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJI 54
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
I. The Advent
II. Hymn for a Child
III. My Fair
IV. The Salley Gardens
V. The Soldier's Return
VI. The Scapegoat
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929-31
First Publication. 1934
Copyright Information Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server (located in Canada) until 70 years after the death of the author(s). Items with text first published before 1928 or otherwise confirmed as public domain in the United States can be uploaded to the US server only.
Librettist see below
Alice Meynell (1847-1922) (Nos.1, 3)
Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978) (Nos.2, 5-6)
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) (No.4)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano