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

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PRESENT-DAY WOMEN COMPOSERS 325
Greeting," "Lord, I believe," "Three Little Birds," "Heart's Delight," "I love you yet," and "Love's Message," (two little songs published together), and more recently, "Yesterday" and "Dearest and Best." This last is sung by Ethel Hook, who is, as is well known, a younger sister of Clara Butt.
Alicia Needham is another lady composer who is responsible for a number of successful songs, of which "Husheen," made popular by Clara Butt, is perhaps the best known. Other songs of this composer's are "My bonny curl," "The Barley Sheaves/' "Who carries the gun?" and the Irish song-cycle A Bunch of Shamrock.
Mention should just be made of the songs of Chaminade, whose "LittleSilverRing" has already been referred to. There are many other names that claim an inclusion here, but it is not possible to do more than touch upon just a few of them, together with the songs by which they are, perhaps, best known.
Daisy McGeogh's "Two Eyes of Grey," Joan Trevalsa's "My Treasure," Kathleen Heron-Maxwell's "Smiles," Laura Lemon's "My ain folk," Alma Goetz's " Melisande in the Wood" Olga Rudd's "Mine Enemy," Ellen Cowdell's "Maytime," Mrs. H. H. Beach's "The year's at the spring," Jeanne Malcolm's "My Rose," Constance Maud's " Down here the lilacs
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