The Height of the Ridiculous (Hart, Charles Henry)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Company, 1909. Plate 16114.
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Work Title The Height of the Ridiculous
Alternative. Title
Composer Hart, Charles Henry
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICH 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 song
Text Incipit I wrote some lines on a time in wondrous merry mood
First Publication. 1909 – Cincinnati: The John Church Company
Librettist Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
Language English
Dedication To Mr. Frank Croxton
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation baritone, piano

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Based on the poem The Height of the Rediculous (1830), by Oliver Wendell Holmes Senior. I think Holmes Jr. was a little young to be writing in 1830.