17 Songs (Homer, Sidney)

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Sheet Music


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David Evan Thomas (2020/4/24)

Editor Samuel Barber (1910-1981), compiler
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., 1943. Plate 40057.
Misc. Notes From the collection of Hennepin Co. Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Preface has been removed due to it being under copyright everywhere.
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General Information

Work Title 17 Songs by Sidney Homer
Alternative. Title
Composer Homer, Sidney
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 17 songs:
  1. The King of the Fairy Men
  2. The Country of the Camisards
  3. The Fiddler of Dooney
  4. How's my Boy?
  5. Mary's Baby
  6. A Banjo Song
  7. When Death To Either Shall Come
  8. Michael Robartes Bids His Beloved Be At Peace
  9. In The Meadow - What in the Meadow?
  10. Lullaby, Oh Lullaby!
  11. Mammy's Lullaby
  12. Sheep and Lambs
  13. The Sick Rose
  14. Way Down South
  15. Sweet and Low
  16. The Unforgotten
  17. Sing To Me, Sing
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900-22
First Publication. 1943
Copyright Information Registered for copyright protection in 1943 but no renewal found.

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Librettist see below
  1. James Stephens (1880-1950)
  2. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
  3. William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
  4. Sydney Dobell (1824-1874)
  5. Irene Rutherford McLeod (1891-1968)
  6. Howard Weeden (1846-1905)
  7. Robert Bridges (1844-1930)
  8. William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
  9. Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
  10. Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
  11. Howard Weeden (1846-1905)
  12. Katharine Tynan Hinkson (1859-1931)
  13. William Blake (1757-1827)
  14. Howard Weeden (1846-1905)
  15. Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
  16. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
  17. William Ernest Henley (1849-1903)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

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Note from publisher: "While G. Schirmer copyrighted the collection in 1943, I was not able to find a renewal of that copyright, so it would have entered the public domain in 1971. The songs themselves are also PD as they were published before 1926."

Compiled by makes Barber the editor. Fixing.