Fifty Shakspere songs / edited by Charles Vincent.
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- Other Title:
- 50 Shakspere songs
- For high voice.
- Boston : O. Ditson, c1906.
- Musicians library (Boston, Mass.)
The musicians library
- Musical score
1 score (xxix, 157 p.) : ill. ; 32 cm.
- Songs (High voice) with piano.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
- Songs mentioned by Shakspere in his plays. Farewell, dear love / Robert Jones. Peg o' Ramsay ; Green-sleeves ; Heigh ho! for a husband ; Heart's ease ; Light o' love ; Three merry men be we / unknown
Songs possibly sung in the original performances. The willow song / unknown. O mistress mine / unknown. It was a lover and his lass / Thomas Morley. Where the bee sucks ; Full fathom five thy father lies / Robert Johnson. Lawn as white as driven snow / John Wilson or Robert Johnson. Take, o take those lips away / John Wilson
Settings composed since Shakspere's time to the middle of the nineteenth century. Come unto these yellow sands / John Banister. Where the bee sucks ; The willow song / Pehlam Humfrey. Come unto these yellow sands ; Full fathom five thy father lies / Henry Purcell. Who is Sylvia? / Richard Leveridge. Where the bee sucks ; When daisies pied and violets blue ; When icicles hang by the wall / Thomas Augustine Arne. No more dams I'll make for fish / John Christopher Smith. She never told her love / Franz Joseph Haydn. When that I was a little tiny boy / Joseph Vernon. Sigh no more, ladies / R.J.S. Stevens. Now the hungry lion roars / William Linley. If music be the food of love, play on / John Charles Clifton. Over hill, over dale / Thomas Simpson Cook. Bid me discourse / Sir Henry Rowley Bishop. The willow song / Gioachino Rossini. Hark, hark! the lark ; Who is Sylvia? / Franz Schubert. Hark, hark! the lark / Karl Friedrich Curschmann
Recent settings. When that I was a little boy / Robert Schumann. Autolycus' song / James Greenhill. Sigh no more, ladies / Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan. Fear no more the heat o' the sun / Sir C. Hubert H. Parry. Who is Sylvia? / Monk Gould. Blow, blow, thou winter wind ; Sigh no more, ladies / William Arms Fisher. It was a lover and his lass / Gerard Barton. Orpheus with his lute ; Under the greenwood tree / Carl Busch. And let me the canakin clink ; Crabbed age and youth / Harvey Worthington Loomis. Orpheus with his lute / Charles Fonteyn Manney. It was a lover and his lass / H. Clough-Leighter. O mistress mine / S. Coleridge-Taylor.
- "Notes on the songs": p. [xiii]-xxvi.
Furness Storage copy: "D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston."
- Penn Chronology:
- Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Vincent, Charles, 1852-1934.
- Publisher Number:
- ML-1206--ML-1255 O. Ditson
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