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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170             A CENTURY OF BALLADS
Jaxone; "In the Moonlight," words by Marzials ; "The Veteran," words by Colonel Dudley Samp­son, written for and sung by Foli with immense success, and settings of four of Weatherly's lyrics —"That Night of Stars," "Time Was," "We Met Again," and "Yesteryear." Quite recently, after a lapse of many years, Lady Hill has begun composing again, her latest songs being " Rose­mary for Remembrance," "Love's Last Gift" (words of both by Weatherly), and a French song, " Toute a moi," the words from Swin­burne's Chastelard.
Another very popular song of the time by a lady composer was " Fiddle and I," words by Weatherly, and music by Mrs. Arthur Goodeve. This song was still very popular in drawing-rooms not so many years ago. The same may be said of "The Bird and the Rose" and one or two other songs by Amy Horrocks.
The songs of Hope Temple, another lady com­poser, were also very popular during this period. Among these may be mentioned " My Lady's Bower," " Rory Darlin'," and "A Golden Argosy," words of all three by Weatherly ; "A Garden of Lilies," words by H. M. Burnside ; "Memories," words by Mary Mark Lemon; "The Scent of the Mignonette," words by Clifton Bingham ; and "Were we lovers then ? '
While on the subject of lady composers it may
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