4 Shakespeare Songs (Moeran, Ernest John)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by University of Melbourne
Cypressdome (2020/6/17)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1940. Plate 16912.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.200dpi color tif (from pdf) files approx. 1985 by 2510 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Shakespeare Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Moeran, Ernest John
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R76
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 40
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs:
  1. The lover and his lass
  2. Where the bee sucks
  3. When daisies pied
  4. When icicles hang by the wall
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1940
First Publication. 1940 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Librettist William Shakespeare (d. 1616)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Primary Sources Composer's holograph manuscripts at the University of Melbourne: Where the bee sucks, When daisies pied, When icicles hang by the wall.