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

Misc. Comments

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.