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Merciful town : baritone voice with piano

by Percy Grainger

Audio Sample

Performance by Barry Vercoe, Penelope Thwaites from the CD Songs for baritone.

Songs for baritone.


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Songs for baritone.

Library shelf no. CD 375 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Merciful town comes from the story 'The Brushwood Boy' in Rudyard Kipling's The Day's Work. Some of the thematic material used in this song can also be heard in his orchestral piece Fisher's Boarding-House based on Kipling's poem of the same name.

— Penelope Thwaites

Work Details

Instrumentation: Baritone voice, piano.

Duration: 3 min.

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