A Century Of Ballads 1810-1910, Their Composers & Singers

With Some Introductory Chapters On Old Ballads And Ballad Makers - online book.

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SONG-CYCLE AND SHORT SONG 303
"A Golden Thread," and "April, April," and his more recent Sheaf of Little Songs; the songs of the late Garnet W. Cox, especially his settings of Heine; Charles Deacon's "A Rose Memory"; Albert Mallinson's u Sing, break into song," "Slow, Horses, Slow," and "On the way to Kew"; Carlton Mason's "The Empty Nest"; Graham Peel's " Requiem, "and " I will make you brooches"; Cyril Scott's "Blackbird's Song," "Don't come in, sir, please," and "Love's Quarrel" ; Reginald Somerville's "So let it be," "The Dew," and "Contrasts"; Jack Thomp­son's "My Violet," "An Emblem," and "I live for you " ; Frank Tours's "Wind in the Orchard "; and the songs of Percy Pitt, Sir C. Paston Cooper, Bothwell Thomson, Montague Phillips, Kent Sutton, Bernard Rolt, A. Von Ahn Carse, Ralph Raymond, Kenneth Rae, F. W. Sparrow, Felix Swinstead, Howard Fisher, and Godfrey Nutting.
Prominent among the lyric-writers of the short song is Edward Teschemacher, who may indeed be said to have been almost the first to make a speciality of this sort of lyric. The first of his songs to be published was " Speak but one word," set by Frank Lambert, a favourite of Marie Tempest's. That is not so many years ago, and to-day he can claim to be the author of nearly six hundred published songs.
It is interesting to note that Teschemacher
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