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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322              A CENTURY OF BALLADS
common knowledge. The song achieved an instant success.
"Rose in the Bud' was followed by "Per­haps," "Dear Little Star," "Your Smile," "The Face of my Love " (the first of a series of Songs at Sunset), "Since Love has brought me nought but tears," " The dawn at your window," " Rosa­mond," and many others, which have all been immensely popular.
It is only in the last four or five years or so that Marie Home has come to the front as a composer, as it was not until this comparatively recent period that she began to devote herself seriously to musical composition. But her songs very quickly made their mark, notably her song-cycle Songs of the Wind, which have achieved both an artistic and a popular success.
Of her other song-cycles may be mentioned
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