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The English songs : for medium voice and piano

by Colin Brumby (1976, this version: 2000)

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Performance by Elizabeth Campbell, Anthony Fogg from the CD Anthology of Australian music

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Anthology of Australian music : Campbell, Fogg.

Library shelf no. CD 56 [Available for loan]

The English songs


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The English songs : for medium voice and piano / Colin Brumby

Library shelf no. 783.4542/BRU 4 [Not for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1976, this version: 2000

Instrumentation: Medium voice, piano.

Duration: 36 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Contents note: Goe, and catche a falling starre (text by John Donne) (3 min., 30 sec.) -- Threnos (text by William Shakespeare) (4 min.) -- The lark now leaves his wat'ry nest (Sir William Davenant) (3 min., 10 sec.)  -- Come, come, what doe I here? (text by Henry Vaughan) (2 min., 50 sec.) -- The souldier going to the field (Sir William Davenant) (3 min., 15 sec.).

First performance: by Lauris Elms — First performance on ABC Radio.

Songs set to poems by John Donne, William Shakespeare, Sir William Davenant, and Henry Vaughan.

Revised 2000.

Performances of this work

Unknown date: First performance on ABC Radio.. Featuring Lauris Elms.

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