Loveliest of Trees (Moeran, Ernest John)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by University of Melbourne
Cypressdome (2020/6/18)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd., 1932. Plate 2525.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.200dpi color tif (from pdf) files approx. 1950 by 2565 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 Loveliest of Trees
Alternative. Title
Composer Moeran, Ernest John
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R62
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 song (With easy movement, not fast)
Text Incipit Loveliest of trees, the cherry now is hung with bloom along the bough
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1931
First Publication. 1932 – London: J. Curwen & Sons, Ltd.
Librettist Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936)
Language English
Dedication To George Parker
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano