Songs of Remembrance (Mounsey Bartholomew, Ann)

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Publisher. Info. London: T. E. Purday, n.d.[1837].
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Misc. Notes On the title-page the dedicatees are named in order of rank rather than appearance.
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Work Title Songs of Remembrance
Alternative. Title Songs of Remembrance, the Music composed ... by Miss Mounsey
Composer Mounsey Bartholomew, Ann
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAM 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs:
  1. If love be life, I long to die - D major
  2. The Will o' the Wisp. - Where the snake lurks in the tangled grass - D major
  3. I can bid thee now, Farewell! - Farewell! yet ere we bid a last adieu - F major
  4. The Warrior Boy. Away, away, my gallant warrior boy! - G major
  5. O the merry, merry Spring! - D major
  6. Song of the Summer Winds - Up the hill, and down the bourn - A major
6a. Alternate version for 3 voices and piano
First Publication. 1837 ca.
Librettist see below
  1. Walter Raleigh (d. 1618)
  2. Charles Mackay (1812-1889)
  3. J. V. S. Esq.
  4. William Ball (1784-1869)
  5. Charles Mackay (1812-1889)
  6. George Darley (1795-1846)
Language English
Dedication 1. Baroness Bülow
2. Lady Anstruther
3. Lady Ouseley
4. Countess Münster (née Schaumburg-Lippe)
5. Viscountess Newark
6. Marchioness of Salisbury
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano; alternate version of No.6 for 3 voices, piano
Extra Information "Miss Mounsey" could of course equally apply at this time to Ann's sister Elizabeth (then 18 years old); however all sources except Wikipedia agree that the author is Ann.