Mother always sends the very thing (Hastings, Ernest)

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Ross Duncan Boyle (2020/10/26)

Publisher. Info. London: Francis Day and Hunter, 1918. Plate F.&D. 14,823.
Misc. Notes Scanned by Bodleian Library. Watermarked and compressed as per a signed agreement. Version in C major.
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General Information

Work Title Mother Always Sends the Very Thing
Alternative. Title
Composer Hastings, Ernest
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEH 14
First Performance. 1918
First Publication. 1918
Librettist Henry Randall (1860-1932)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information A song about motherly and family love to a son currently in the French trenches. This involves comically posting bizarre things, from pictures of the Sunday joint, to the pet bird per his lack of women!